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The NYT’s Poor Caption and Dubious Image Selection of Hope Hicks

Unlike most types of photography, photojournalism abides a more stringent set of ethical guidelines because truth is paramount to accurate reporting. Many newspapers enforce their own ethical journalism guidelines, which tend to focus on retouching and the use of photo illustration techniques (e.g. compositing, timelapse, panoramic, etc).

The NY Times Shutters Its Lens Blog

The New York Times launched its Lens blog a decade ago to showcase the best of photojournalism across the industry. Fans of the publication will be sad to hear that it's now coming to an end -- in it's current form, at least.

Behind the Scenes of a Travel Assignment for the New York Times

What is it like to shoot a travel assignment for a major publication? What’s the process from start to finish? Every publication is a little different but I’ll speak from my experience shooting dozens of assignments for The New York Times travel section throughout Southeast Asia for over a decade.

NY Times Selects Meaghan Looram as Its New Director of Photography

Earlier this year, the New York Times began searching for a new Director of Photography to replace Michele McNally, who announced her retirement in February after 14 years in that role. After considering both external and internal candidates, the Times has selected Meaghan Looram, who served as one of McNally's top deputies for 8 years.

Photographer Sues the NY Times for Discrimination, Misclassification, More

A photographer whose photos have appeared on the front page of the New York Times over 30 times has filed a lawsuit against the newspaper. He accuses the Times of misclassifying his employment status, discriminating against him based on age, denying assignments due to an arrest, and retaliating against him due to making these claims.

The Social Photo Editor of The New York Times Breaks Down Her Job

At a large publication like The New York Times, there are a number of photo editors—including those in charge of curating great photography on Instagram. To find out what these photo editors are looking for, PhotoShelter caught up with their Social Photo Editor Kerri MacDonald, who oversees the @nytimes and @nytarchives Instagram accounts.

Watch the NY Times Photo Editors Curate Their ‘Week in Pictures’

If you're a photojournalist (or even just a lover of great photojournalism) this video may just be a 'must watch.' Recorded earlier today during a Facebook live stream, the video lets you sit down next to the New York Times photo editors as they sift through and curate their "Week in Pictures" feature that will go live on the Lens blog tomorrow.

NYTimes to Bundle 1 Million+ Google Cardboards for VR Photojournalism

The rise of virtual reality photojournalism will get a huge boost this weekend thanks to the New York Times. The newspaper's Sunday bundle for print subscribers will include a free Google Cardboard viewer for experiencing immersive photo and video content. Over 1 million units will be shipping with the paper, and another 300,000 will be sent to digital subscribers as well.

Humans of New York to Top NYTimes Bestseller List a Second Time

If you want to see an example of a photographer "killing it" in the Internet era, just look at Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York. In the short span of 5 years, Stanton's portraits and interviews of strangers have grown into a global phenomenon with tens of millions of faithful fans.

In addition to having 15+ million followers on Facebook and 4+ million on Instagram, Stanton will be the man behind two New York Times bestsellers after this weekend.