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TONE-DEAF BY CHOICE?



World Press Photo is again taking to the world stage. Not surprising with a name like that. According to themselves they are: "Pursuing justice and seeking the truth". But are they really doing their job to protect us from fake news and stories? I think not!


By Jørn Stjerneklar, photographer
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Can an ostrich ride a bicyckle and win - even in Amsterdam?



By Jørn Stjerneklar, photographer

Happy New Year to all of our readers! We hope we all will have a year free of manipulated and staged entries to the World Press Photo contest 2016. We also hope that Visa pour l'Image will not be hit by another scandal like the one Mayday Press exposed last year (read our six blogs on the topic).
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MONKEY BUSINESS


If the Visa pour l'Image is the temple of photojournalism does that make Jean-Francois Leroy the high priest?



By Helle Maj, journalist and Jørn Stjerneklar, photographer

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EXCUSE MY FRENCH!



A Danish photographer is "playing vigilante Internet".

In Perpignan an edgy director Jean-Francois Leroy is pissed.

Photographer Patrick Chauvel asks, "why all this hatred?"

The saga continues…


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WHODUNNIT?



Another communist disappears. Is there a copycat on the loose? From the jungle to high tech - the war continues. Will Visa pour l'Image win?



By Helle Maj, journalist and Jørn Stjerneklar, photographer
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ON THE MARCO VERNASCHI SAGA: WE REST OUR CASE

By Helle Maj and Jørn Stjerneklar

Marco Vernaschi has won both the World Press Photo award in the news category 2010 and the PGB news award for a series of pictures from Guinea-Bissau. It is photos with a lot of style. But can you call them news pictures?
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MUSICAL CHAIRS?

By Helle Maj and Jørn Stjerneklar

Please take a look at the pictures in these three screendumps. Is something right or wrong?
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