Photos associated with news stories should be selected with care to accurately represent the news content especially due to how quickly our brains process images in contrast to text. Editor and journalist Thomas Palmer uses the phrase "contextual misrepresentation" to refer to the "[t]he improper ... integration of a photograph with text that leads to false meaning -- of which the viewer is unaware".
By the end of this session, you will be able to
Join me for this session to increase your ability to evaluate news and to think about your own practices of pairing images with text.
Length: 50 minutes
Instructor: Sara Davidson Squibb
Please bring your laptop if available.
Please have your CatCard for check-in.