Category Archives: Journalism

Protesting Rape in New Delhi

11 PM, paint cans ready: Rush was going to make her mark. I was a lookout, and the photographer, but for the moment I was given a brush and told to paint the wall blue. She’d invited me to come … Continue reading

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The Secret To Our Success

  People sometimes ask us how we’re able to maintain a travel blog, a Forbes column, write feature stories, and plan a bike tour all at the same time. It seems like a lot. How do we keep on top … Continue reading

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How to Freeze a Moment in Time

Great photos in journalism involve moments that only happen once.  They involve people, in moments that are terrible or vulnerable or triumphant, moments when people are at their most human.  They are moments that some do not want frozen in … Continue reading

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The Problem of the One Story Election

I watched the marathon media coverage of the 2012 elections from every source imaginable.  Newspapers from every American city, Television, Twitter, and dozens of inputs from bloggers on both sides of the aisle—no news source was too small to cover … Continue reading

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The Expiration Date

Every community we enter has an expiration date. From the time we get there, to the time we leave, the clock is ticking. The window of opportunity closing. We know only have so much time to cover a story there … Continue reading

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