There is a heart-wrenching essay about a family being evicted from their home in Colorado in The Washington Post. Getty photographer John Moore had amazing access and captured some very sad moments. Great work covering a true American economic tragedy.
See the essay at www.washingtonpost.com.
Note: Of course there is the obligatory advertisement first.
The San Jose Mercury News multimedia story about Sunnyvale Mobile Home dwellers fighting for their homes then relocate after developers take over their property. View Uprooted at the San Jose Mercury News website.
Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco made James Blake Miller an emblem of the war. The image would change both of their lives and connect them in ways neither imagined. View the L.A. Times Story: The Marlboro Marine
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.
The Chicago Tribune has posted a slideshow taking a very moving look at the past year. View the multimedia presentation on the Chicago Tribune Website. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The37thFrame.
“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 [...]
The Chicago Tribune has an excellent multimedia piece about a woman fleeing an abusive relationship and coming to the United States from Mexico. Mariana de la Torre illegally crossed the border in a car trunk seeking a better life. It was not going to be that easy. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer, eight months after arriving in [...]
The Los Angeles Times is presenting a powerful set of images by Michael Robinson Chavez of the recent problems in Georgia. View Michael Robinson Chavez’s photos in the L.A. Times
Photojournalist Steve Russell of the Toronto Star had this wonderful first place winner in the feature category of the National Press Photographers monthly clip contest for region 2. Everyone who has worked at newspapers has to shoot the dreaded weather shot, but every now and then we are able to find something really interesting in [...]
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
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery