Photojournalism

Choose a Pulitzer Prize winning photo from one of the websites listed below. http://www.newseum.org/exhibits-and-theaters/permanent-exhibits/pulitzer/videos/pulitzer-prizephotos.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulitzer_Prize_for_Photography http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat/Spot-News-Photography http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat/Feature-Photography http://www.pulitzer.org/bycat/Photography Research into the background and history surrounding your photograph, including the photographer. y y y y What inspired this photograph? Why is it considered important? What impact did it have on the world? Does it relate a human interest/commonality or is it depicting an event of political, social, economical etc. importance?

Be prepared to present your findings to the class as whole, as well as provide a discussion question, regarding either the subjects in the photo or the context of the photo. You may choose to do this project in pairs, but to do so, you must choose two complementing photos (i.e., two sides of a war, two perspectives of an event ) and present together, creating at least two discussion questions.

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