#GAReads | CJR Special Report: Photojournalism's moment of reckoning

photo credit:  Stacey Rozells , via  Unsplash  (cropped)

photo credit: Stacey Rozells, via Unsplash (cropped)

"CJR Special Report: Photojournalism's moment of reckoning":

When Vox revealed in late January that Patrick Witty left National Geographic, where he was deputy director of photography, after an investigation for sexual harassment, an issue that’s long been discussed in private was catapulted into the open: Photojournalism has a sexual harassment problem.

In interviews with more than 50 people, in a CJR investigation spanning more than five months, photojournalists described behavior from editors and colleagues that ranged from assault to unwanted advances to comments on their appearance or bodies when they were trying to work. And now, as the #MeToo moment has prompted change across a range of industries—from Hollywood to broadcasting to the arts—photojournalists are calling for their own moment of reckoning.

Read Kristen Chick's full article at Columbia Journalism Review here…