Humanitarian crises: responsible photography

Reports of earthquakes and floods are often accompanied by photographs of the devastation. Are you more likely to be interested in a news story with photographs? And is it responsible to take photographs of people facing immediate danger?

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Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Evaluate examples of how journalists have used photography
  • Compare different perspectives about photography in the news
  • Debate whether journalists should take and share photographs during humanitarian crises

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