Fred Ritchin is Dean of the School at the International Center of Photography. He is author of Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen.
A wake-up call for visual journalism in the “post-factual” era. Read the whole article on Fred’s Medium page
In the wake of the hate-filled elections in the United States, the president-elect and many of his followers have continued their blistering attacks on media and other “elites” while dismissing facts as impediments to their own particular constructions of reality. (This president-elect’s background as a media invention emerging from the peculiar unreality of “reality television” is pertinent here.) Continue here.