Judging photojournalism: The metajournalistic discourse of judges in two photojournalism competitions
Presented in the Visual Communication Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2020 Annual Conference, San Francisco.
Abstract: This study investigates how discussions during photojournalism award judging can be used as metajournalistic discourse to gain insight about the definition, boundaries and legitimization of the field. Photojournalism awards shape the field by showing what is valued, but the process of judging can also provide insight. The author carries this out through discourse analysis of publicly-available video of judging rounds from two photojournalism competitions, Best of Photojournalism (BOP) and Pictures of the Year International (POYi).
Terrains of Media Work; Producing Amateurs and Professionals in the 19th-Century United States.
Abstract: This article investigates the reproduction of the foundational terrain of media work as composed of amateur and professional realms through the youth movement of amateur journalism in the late 19th-Century […]