The Network behind the Image

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I am researching the ethics of photography, and one of the areas of interest is the ‘networked image’. Some time back I wrote about the various ways that we talk about and use the word ‘digital‘, which is related to unpacking how we might analyse what is going on with photographs – from digital capture and processing, to networking and …

Notre Dame Fire

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Most of us will have got the news about the terrible fire via video. On Twitter, my usual source for breaking news, citizen journalist pictures were largely streaming video. The TV news coverage then seemed to stream continous live images of the same scenes, with talking head voice overs. What is interesting, however, this morning, is now most outlets are …