Monday, June 18, 2012

Journalism Ethics: The Cameraman

Every amazing invention can be a weapon in our demise if used thoughtlessly and irresponsibly. Progress is wonderful, but progress without heart is regress. Be as kind as you are wise. -angel

"Chris Ware illustrates Jeff Potter’s cautionary tale about “how being behind the camera can rob you of your humanity even if the camera’s not real.”

It is an important and kind of scary reminder that in times like this (protests across the Arab world) not even reporters should forget their humanity.

As told to Ira Glass on This American Life, which has been shown on Current TV in the US. "
Animation: John Kuramoto.

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