Chasing the Pictures: Press and Magazine Photography

  title={Chasing the Pictures: Press and Magazine Photography},
  author={Fay Amanda Anderson},
  journal={Media International Australia},
  pages={47 - 55}
  • F. Anderson
  • Published 1 February 2014
  • Political Science
  • Media International Australia
For over a century, press and magazine photography has influenced how Australians have viewed society, and played a critical role in Australia's evolving national identity. Despite its importance and longevity, the historiography of Australian news photography is surprising limited. This article examines the history of press and magazine photography and considers its genesis, the transformative technological innovations, debates about images of violence, the industrial attitudes towards… 
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