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White House photo of Obama marking Mandela passing a little distant/lonely no? …Likely random but the fist is interesting.
via: White House Photo of the Day
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White House photo of Obama marking Mandela passing a little distant/lonely no? …Likely random but the fist is interesting.

via: White House Photo of the Day

(photo: Pete Souza/White House

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Just another fleeting cringe instant for web advertising (movie ad on top of Middle East distress in creating a “share” link). 

via NYT: Fighting Escalates Between Israel and Hamas

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Just another fleeting cringe instant for web advertising (movie ad on top of Middle East distress in creating a “share” link).

via NYT: Fighting Escalates Between Israel and Hamas

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The still poignant but also familiar photo of the low wage worker sweeping up the campaign venue before or after the hoopla goes down. #TwoAmericas

via: Reuters

(photo: Adrees Latif/Reuters caption: A woman cleans the floor near the stage at McCormick Place, the site for U.S. President Barack Obama’s post election speech, in Chicago, Illinois November 6, 2012. Obama congratulated Republican rival Mitt Romney on Tuesday for running a hard-fought race for the White House and expressed confidence he would win re-election during a stop at a local campaign office to thank volunteers. linked photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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The still poignant but also familiar photo of the low wage worker sweeping up the campaign venue before or after the hoopla goes down. #TwoAmericas

via: Reuters

(photo: Adrees Latif/Reuters caption: A woman cleans the floor near the stage at McCormick Place, the site for U.S. President Barack Obama’s post election speech, in Chicago, Illinois November 6, 2012. Obama congratulated Republican rival Mitt Romney on Tuesday for running a hard-fought race for the White House and expressed confidence he would win re-election during a stop at a local campaign office to thank volunteers. linked photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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So, I’m trying to decide how much this photo is a brilliant slam on the GOP or it’s just a gratuitous bit of sexism. If the target of the piece (and the headline) was the party and its war on women and reproductive rights, that would be one thing. Instead however, the focus is Republican women themselves. That being the case, isn’t the photo just taking the opportunity to cast GOP females, at least the younger set, are just a bunch of air heads looking to go shopping and get their hair done? (…Or perhaps there’s supposed to be a little more subtlety between the dumb blondes and the brunette who’s more dialed in?)

 

via: Republican Women Play Down Social Issues (NYT)


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So, I’m trying to decide how much this photo is a brilliant slam on the GOP or it’s just a gratuitous bit of sexism. If the target of the piece (and the headline) was the party and its war on women and reproductive rights, that would be one thing. Instead however, the focus is Republican women themselves. That being the case, isn’t the photo just taking the opportunity to cast GOP females, at least the younger set, are just a bunch of air heads looking to go shopping and get their hair done? (…Or perhaps there’s supposed to be a little more subtlety between the dumb blondes and the brunette who’s more dialed in?)

via: Republican Women Play Down Social Issues (NYT)

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Every so often, campaign compassion and campaign emotion is interrupted and caused to pale by the deeper and more spontaneous kind.  

The caption:

Stephanie Miller of Sandusky Ohio cries on the shoulder of U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign event at Washington Park in Sandusky, Ohio July 5, 2012. Miller’s sister died of cancer and said that Obama’s healthcare plan would have given her better treatment options.

(photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters )

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Every so often, campaign compassion and campaign emotion is interrupted and caused to pale by the deeper and more spontaneous kind.

The caption:

Stephanie Miller of Sandusky Ohio cries on the shoulder of U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign event at Washington Park in Sandusky, Ohio July 5, 2012. Miller’s sister died of cancer and said that Obama’s healthcare plan would have given her better treatment options.

(photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters )

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Tags #Obama    #healthcare    #Campaign '12    #politics    #photojournalism    #media    #Ohio    #photos   

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New variation on Old Glory as common element in US disaster photos.
via: Waldo Canyon Fire - Residents Return To Mountain Shadows | Denver Post Photos, Video. 

(photo: Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post caption: Immanuel Mgana holds his daughter Grace Mgana, 2, as the two survey what is left of their home. The family lost their entire house. Immanuel had been deployed in the army in East Africa and saw the picture by the Denver Post of their home on fire that ran on the front page. He was immediately allowed to come home to his wife and three children. Residents were allowed back today July 1, 2012 into the Mountain Shadows subdivision to visit their homes five days after the Waldo Canyon fire ravaged their neighborhood. Over 340 homes were lost in this subdivision. Many homes were burned to the ground while others, sometimes next door, were left untouched. It was the first opportunity for homeowners to see if their homes were lost or still standing.)

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New variation on Old Glory as common element in US disaster photos.

via: Waldo Canyon Fire - Residents Return To Mountain Shadows | Denver Post Photos, Video.

(photo: Helen H. Richardson, The Denver Post caption: Immanuel Mgana holds his daughter Grace Mgana, 2, as the two survey what is left of their home. The family lost their entire house. Immanuel had been deployed in the army in East Africa and saw the picture by the Denver Post of their home on fire that ran on the front page. He was immediately allowed to come home to his wife and three children. Residents were allowed back today July 1, 2012 into the Mountain Shadows subdivision to visit their homes five days after the Waldo Canyon fire ravaged their neighborhood. Over 340 homes were lost in this subdivision. Many homes were burned to the ground while others, sometimes next door, were left untouched. It was the first opportunity for homeowners to see if their homes were lost or still standing.)

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What?? Two breastfeeding covers in a row? 


(photo: Marco Grob for TIME 

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What?? Two breastfeeding covers in a row?

(photo: Marco Grob for TIME

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Tags #TIME    #Time covers    #Marco Grob    #Netanyahu    #Israel    #media    #Middle East    #politics   

Bag’s Take-Away:
Yes,”WELCOME BACK TO 1965” — when Newsweek was viable and a bigger franchise then, well, Mad Men.
via:Coverjunkie
(credits: Design Director Dirk Barnett/ Art Director Lindsay Ballant/ Director of Photography Scott Hall)
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Yes,”WELCOME BACK TO 1965” — when Newsweek was viable and a bigger franchise then, well, Mad Men.

via:Coverjunkie

(credits: Design Director Dirk Barnett/ Art Director Lindsay Ballant/ Director of Photography Scott Hall)

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Tags #1965    #Mad Men    #TV    #culture    #entertainment    #magazine covers    #magazines    #media    #news    #television