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Posts by Kenneth Irby

About Kenneth Irby

Kenny founded Poynter's photojournalism program in 1995. He teaches in seminars and consults in areas of photojournalism, leadership, ethics and diversity.
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When The Story Behind a Photo Turns up False

The front page of Thursday's New York Times was dominated by the photo of an 11-month-old baby boy. A Poynter Online Q&A explores the decision-making behind the photo's publication. Read More
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Covering the Home Team: Two Perspectives

MIAMI -- The similarities between the teams who've come here to play and their main hometown newspapers is overt. All proclaim Midwestern roots. Both teams are coached by studious, African-American coaches who profess and practice Christian faith traditions. The newspapers are led by corporate owners -- the Chicago Tribune by Tribune Company and … Read More
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Displaying Death with Dignity

Three public figures have died this week. Poynter's Kenny Irby suggests factors to consider when displaying visual content of death. Read More
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