The Crooked Road is Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, a winding 250-mile corridor though Southwest Virginia. Roanoke Times photojournalist Kyle Green and Reporter Ralph Berrier Jr. take you on the journey. View the Crooked Road Presentation by the Roanoke Times.
From December 2007, Virginian-Pilot photojournalist Rich-Joseph Facun’s multimedia story about Dawn Weiss, a wife and mother of two, who was shot during an attempted robbery and paralyzed as a result. View Peace of Dawn on the Virginian-Pilot’s website.
On February 27th, 2009 the Rocky Mountain News, 55 days short of its 150th birthday, closed. A 21 minute video feature about the closing of the paper appears on its website and is embedded below. Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo. For more go to their website at www.rockymountainnews.com
One day I was walking with a female friend in Tehran when she was pulled away by the police and held in one of their offices for a few hours. Her crime? She wasn’t wearing the proper hijab — the head scarf that, in some interpretations of Islam, women must wear whenever they are in the [...]
Washington Post photographer Michael S. Williamson has been traveling the United States for a story on the recession, using only his smartphone camera to document his travels. We are more than impressed. View the essay on the Washington Post website: Michael S. Williamson’s On Recession Road (Click here).
A collection of wire service images from the Sukkot festival around the West Bank commemorating the 40 years of wandering in the desert after the exodus of Jews from Egypt some 3200 years ago. The week-long festival starts in mid-October. View the images on the Denver Post’s Captured Blog.
Greg Kahn, with the Naples Daily News, won 1st place in the National Press Photographer Association’s monthly clip contest feature story category for the month of February (Region 6). His story of Dr. Melanio Villarosa, a pediatrician who lives in Naples, but built his practice in Immokalee because he said he was “called by God,” [...]
Preston Gannaway’s Pulitzer prize-winning photo story about Carolynne St. Pierre and her family as she faces death from a rare and aggressive illness while struggling to maintain a family unit. View the multimedia presentation at The Concord Monitor. Please be patient, it sometimes takes a minute to load.
Two decades ago on Dec. 1, the first World AIDS Day drew attention to the global epidemic. Within two years, D.C. family doctor David Hilfiker, who had been working and living with the homeless, opened Joseph’s House in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., after noticing that an increasing number of them had been [...]
“As a sweet-faced baby Marlon Barton, right, pictured with his mother, Pearile Barton, sister, Mary Barton and father, Larry Barton, made everyone smile. Marlon was almost 18 months old before he was identified with autism. Now that he is full grown, no one knows quite what to do with him. Barton is 6 foot 2 inches tall and weighs [...]