War Primer – 1 & 2

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The work of Broomberg & Chanarin has often featured in my critical reviews, alongside that of Sophie Ristelhueber, in the context of using traces to document aftermath. There are many other aspects of their work which is fascinating and inspirational. I intend to use their War Primer 2 as part of next week’s lecture at the University of Leeds. There …

Feedback on Journalistic Ethics

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Feedback on my Journalistic Ethics post from Paul Clements and Gary McLeod. Paul: Such a coincidence that only last week I was talking about Joan Diddion’s book ‘Salvador‘ and quoted from the introduction written by Tim Adams: ‘Her writing exactly demonstrates the role of the journalist in a world where information is everywhere and truth is nowhere to find‘. Interesting …