A Visual History of ISIS
ISIS, that much feared, reviled, celebrated, media-savvy and somewhat phantasmagoric entity, “promotes itself much less through a coherent ideology than via the equivalent of an aggregated, gigantic snuff-selfie,” writes Peter Harling in A Brief Visual...By Fred Ritchin May 14, 2018
Should News Outlets Show Photographs of Terrorists?
"Looking at their faces, or knowing their names, in no way is an affirmation of their lives or their deeds, but only an acknowledgment of what unfortunately exists."By Fred Ritchin August 5, 2016
In the Livestream Era, 'the Trauma Is Widespread'
The ubiquity of smartphones is changing our democracy, but does it give us a license to photograph and publish everything?By Fred Ritchin July 11, 2016
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