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Photojournalism: A glimpse inside Fortnum & Mason

March 31, 2011

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By SARAH MORRISON THE POWER OF PHOTOS IN PROTEST: What was perhaps most noticeable about UK Uncut’s peaceful occupation of Fortnum & Mason on Saturday 26 March, the day of the TUC March for the Alternative, was that virtually no press made it inside. Yes, there were one or two freelancers and a handful of […]

Covering Libya: Do we need a mashup?

February 25, 2011

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By SARAH MORRISON Before Robert Fisk provided the first dispatch from Libya for The Independent on Thursday, there had been something of a media blackout imposed on the country. Despite the fact that there were reports that more than 1,000 protestors had died in the clash with security forces to end Gaddafi’s 42-year rule, websites […]

When photos matter… Tuition fees protest at Millbank

November 14, 2010

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by SARAH MORRISON “There are more journalists and cameramen here then there are anarchists,” shouted one of the students who was rallying outside the Conservative headquarters last Wednesday on account of the coalition plans to raise tuition fees as high as £9,000, while making 40% cuts to university teaching budgets.  In fact, hustled in amongst […]

New Statesman graphic – WHAT A CARVE UP!

November 3, 2010

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by SARAH MORRISON In the second part of our CSR series, Sarah Morrison brings your attention to the blood-soaked cow that donned the front cover of the New Statesman after the CSR and explains how it reveals more about the publication than it does the cuts. As a disclaimer, I love the New Statesman. I […]