Why Photojournalism Matters

In an Age of Institutional Memory Loss

“How might we best monetize photography in the age of platforms, social and search?”

The business side of photography is riven by technological indifference and operational ignorance.

Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater

Just because it suddenly became free to distribute photographs via the Internet, it doesn’t follow that their commercial value should be trivialized by unimaginative middlemen.

Institutional Memory Loss

Getty’s commodified licensing fees fostered a notion amongst publishers that pictures viewed on a screen were worth less than those seen in print. Baseless as that opinion was, it stuck.

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