#EdShift Chat: What’s the Future of Professional Photojournalism?

    by Meagan Doll
    February 20, 2015
    Photo by Thibault Martin-Lagardette on Flickr and used here with Creative Commons license.

    On Tuesday, Feb. 24, our #EdShift chat will cover the future of professional photojournalism. Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern Time / 12 p.m. Central Time / 10 a.m. Pacific Time as we discuss uncertainties about careers in photojournalism in a media landscape more visual than ever. Despite wildly popular technologies like Instagram and increased use of images by audiences, some news organizations (Sports Illustrated, most recently) are retreating from full-time photo staffs, leading to all sorts of questions and criticisms. What does this mean for photojournalism and for educators and students?

    The chat will be moderated as usual by MediaShift’s Education Curator Katy Culver, with special guests Kat Duncan, board member of Associated Press Board Photo Managers, Kenny Irby of the Poynter Institute, Curt Chandler of Penn State University, Mark Johnson of the University of Georgia and James Buck, former Washington Post innovations editor. A Storify of the chat will be added to this page after the chat.


    Tagged: camera+ careers image photography photojournalism sports illustrated visual

    2 responses to “#EdShift Chat: What’s the Future of Professional Photojournalism?”

    1. Mike says:

      Photo by Thibault Martin-Lagardette on Flickr and used here with Creative Commons license.,……………………there is your answer folks. They can not even bring themselves to purchase a cheap stock photo for this article. If you want to know where photojournalism is going???? There ya go.

    2. David says:

      “Join Us” how? Where? Link? If it’s Twitter, please say so.

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