David Hockney, Fallujah and the camera’s truth

April 19, 2004 I got a call from a film-maker who was writing an article for a photo magazine pegged to some disparaging remarks about photojournalism made by David Hockney, the British artist, in an interview with the London newspaper, The Guardian. The interview was making a splash in photo circles and the writer wanted […]

Now the BBC takes a dive for ‘sexing up’ Iraq reports

February 9, 2004 Last month’s bloodshed at the British Broadcasting Corporation marks the second time since June, when The New York Times’ top two editors stepped down, that the leadership of one of the world’s most respected news organizations was forced out because of misdeeds by its journalists. In one of the BBC’s most public […]