Tag: Chicago Sun-Times

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Chicago Sun-Times rehires four of the laid-off Photographers

Maybe one or the other of you recalls when the Chicago Sun-Time released all its photographers and decided to fully rely on reader reporters and freelance photographers? Now there’s news. As things look like, it doesn’t work without real pro-photographers. The Sun-Time and the trade union yesterday agreed upon rehiring four of the twenty-eight dismissed ...

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Aren’t good Photos worth anything anymore? (Chicago Sun-Times-Debacle)

When Chicago Sun-Times (CST) released its whole team of photo-journalists in favour of iPhone-amateur journalists at the end of May, a long overdue debate on the value of good photography has been subsequently kicked off. It doesn’t go without notice that creative work, photo-and videography amongst it, is increasingly regarded as worthless. Whether this is ...