Meg Handler is Editor at Large for BagNews. The former photo editor of The Village Voice, Meg has also worked at U.S. News & World Report, Blender, New York Magazine, COLORS and Polaris Images. She has edited a number of books, including the monograph, Phil Stern: A Life’s Work, PAPARAZZI by Peter Howe, and POT CULTURE by Shirley Halperin and Steve Bloom. After 20 years in the photography business, she worked as the principle photographer for The Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park, and BIGArt at Navy Pier. Meg received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology.
BagNewsSalon: Reading Key News Photos of 2014
Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.
Photojournalism in Flux: A Matter of Ethics or Context?
The past year or so has been filled with controversy and debate about particular news images. An expert panel looks at key examples. The goal is to understand these debates less in terms of ethical breaches than the result of rapid shifts in aesthetics and technology and the continuing evolution of both social media and the online news/media market.