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More joker or trickster?
Evan Vucci’s clever photograph raises the question of how much more savvy Ron Paul is than he’s made out to be. While he’s either ignored or ridiculed by traditional media and much of the public, the photo suggests Paul not only rolls with it but puts it to use.
We’ll be discussing Evan’s photo with an expert cast of photographers, visual academics and political analysts as part of Sunday’s BagNews “Campaign Mania” Salon. It’s 9 photos in 90 minutes. Hope you can join us!
Date: Sunday, January 29th
Time: 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST / 6pm London (running for 90 minutes)
Location: Online Webinar - http://bit.ly/BagNewsSalon (Best to sign in 10 minutes early. Not accessible on Chrome Browser)
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Host: Michael Shaw, Publisher, BagNewsNotes
Moderator: Cara Finnegan, Professor of Communication – U. of Illinois, Co-editor: Visual Rhetoric: a reader in communication and American culture
Discussants: Nina Berman – Documentary Photographer, NOOR, and Contributor – BagNewsOriginals
Janis Edwards – Associate Professor, Communication Studies, University of Alabama
Justin Elliott – Reporter, Salon.com
Brendan Hoffman – Freelance Photographer; Co-Founder of Prime Collective; covering Campaign ‘12 for TIME and NY Times
Chip Somodevilla – Staff Photographer, Getty Images
Loret Steinberg – Professor of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography/R.I.T.
Salons are co-edited and produced by Ida C. Benedetto
The BagNewsSalon, a program of BagNewsNotes, brings together the world’s leading photojournalists, visual academics and other informed observers to understanding how the visual media frames the key social and political events of the day.
(Photo: Evan Vucci/AP.)