Bag’s Take-Away:
Casey Anthony finally captured … by a Reuters photographer, that is.
 I love this shot.  It’s better than the photo of the defense lawyer shooting the bird. Anthony was sentenced today for lying to police.
Mona Lisa, Mona Lisa men have named you, You’re so like the lady with the mystic smile. Is it only ‘cause you’re lonely they have blamed you For that Mona Lisa strangeness in your smile?
Given time served she’ll be out in a couple of months.  Begin the chest beating.
 
  (Mona Lisa Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. photo: Joe Burbank/Reuters/Pool.caption: Casey Anthony sits in court during her sentencing at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Florida, July 7, 2011.  A Florida judge on Thursday sentenced Anthony to four years in jail for lying to police, but said after credit for the nearly three years she already served she could be out of jail by late this month or early August. Casey, 25, was acquitted on Tuesday of killing her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008 but was convicted of four misdemeanor counts for lying to police during the investigation.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Casey Anthony finally captured … by a Reuters photographer, that is.

 I love this shot. It’s better than the photo of the defense lawyer shooting the bird. Anthony was sentenced today for lying to police.
Mona Lisa, Mona Lisa men have named you, You’re so like the lady with the mystic smile. Is it only ‘cause you’re lonely they have blamed you For that Mona Lisa strangeness in your smile?
Given time served she’ll be out in a couple of months. Begin the chest beating.
(Mona Lisa Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. photo: Joe Burbank/Reuters/Pool.caption: Casey Anthony sits in court during her sentencing at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Florida, July 7, 2011. A Florida judge on Thursday sentenced Anthony to four years in jail for lying to police, but said after credit for the nearly three years she already served she could be out of jail by late this month or early August. Casey, 25, was acquitted on Tuesday of killing her two-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008 but was convicted of four misdemeanor counts for lying to police during the investigation.)

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Where did Haiti’s cholera outbreak come from? …Well, you won’t find this photo on the media-rich United Nations site.
Reuters article here. .
(photo: Allison Shelley/Reuters caption: A protester holds up a sign during a demonstration against the UN mission in downtown Port-au-Prince November 18, 2010. h/t: Lourdes Segade.)
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Where did Haiti’s cholera outbreak come from? …Well, you won’t find this photo on the media-rich United Nations site.

Reuters article here. .

(photo: Allison Shelley/Reuters caption: A protester holds up a sign during a demonstration against the UN mission in downtown Port-au-Prince November 18, 2010. h/t: Lourdes Segade.)

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Tags #Haiti    #Haiti earthquake    #Reuters    #photojournalism    #disease    #disaster    #UN    #United Nations    #cholera    #news    #international    #current affairs   

Bag’s Take-Away:

The sweet smell of plutonium in the morning? But really, not saying the raging fire bearing down on Los Alamos weapons lab a series threat — just a serious warning, courtesy of an apocalypic-ish pic, about nuke technology in all its flavors. …Just as Cuomo.

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The sweet smell of plutonium in the morning?

But really, not saying the raging fire bearing down on Los Alamos weapons lab a series threat — just a serious warning, courtesy of an apocalypic-ish pic, about nuke technology in all its flavors. …Just as Cuomo.

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Tags #nuclear    #nuclear weapons    #Los Alamos    #fire    #environment    #ecology    #green    #news    #media    #photojournalism    #Cuomo    #current affairs    #New Mexico   

Bag’s Take-Away:

How much is there to say about “the first still ever taken by an independent photographer during a live presidential address to the nation?” Impressions of any isolation shot of a president speaking at a podium are necessarily granular. This being the one-out-of-ten available pics the NYT.com chose for tonight’s home page, however, what I notice — and it’s especially peculiar, given the historic relevance here — is that we don’t see Obama actually speaking. (Instead, he looks more focused on how he’s coming across.) The capture and publication of a photo lacking an oratorical pose, of course, could be purely by chance. Given the intensely parsed and calculated nature of the new Afghanistan policy, however, it’s not surprising, really, the Times would opt for such a meditated-looking Obama not enunciating. 


(photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP caption: President Barack Obama delivers a televised address from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 on his plan to drawdown U.S. troops in Afghanistan.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

How much is there to say about “the first still ever taken by an independent photographer during a live presidential address to the nation?”

Impressions of any isolation shot of a president speaking at a podium are necessarily granular. This being the one-out-of-ten available pics the NYT.com chose for tonight’s home page, however, what I notice — and it’s especially peculiar, given the historic relevance here — is that we don’t see Obama actually speaking. (Instead, he looks more focused on how he’s coming across.)

The capture and publication of a photo lacking an oratorical pose, of course, could be purely by chance. Given the intensely parsed and calculated nature of the new Afghanistan policy, however, it’s not surprising, really, the Times would opt for such a meditated-looking Obama not enunciating.

(photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP caption: President Barack Obama delivers a televised address from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 on his plan to drawdown U.S. troops in Afghanistan.)

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