David Campbell https://www.david-campbell.org Writer, professor, producer Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:13:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Writer, professor, producer David Campbell Writer, professor, producer David Campbell http://www.david-campbell.org/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg https://www.david-campbell.org New year, new professional direction https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/12/09/new-professional-direction/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/12/09/new-professional-direction/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:00:39 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6568 I’m thrilled to announce that in the new year I am embarking on a new professional direction. On 4 January 2016 I will be starting work as the Manager, Communications and Marketing, for the World Press Photo Foundation. It is a full time position based in Amsterdam, leading a team dedicated to developing the foundation’s … Continued

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Statement on survey methodology in The State of News Photography study https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/10/12/statement-on-survey-methodology-in-the-state-of-news-photography-study/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/10/12/statement-on-survey-methodology-in-the-state-of-news-photography-study/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:51:41 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6555   Joint statement from Adrian Hadland, David Campbell, and Paul Lambert: As the authors of the The State of News Photography report – published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, in association with the World Press Photo Foundation – we would like to respond to criticisms made … Continued

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Media disruption (4): rethinking storytelling from content to service https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/06/14/media-disruption-part-four-rethinking-storytelling-from-content-to-service/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/06/14/media-disruption-part-four-rethinking-storytelling-from-content-to-service/#comments Sun, 14 Jun 2015 19:42:08 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6506 This series on media disruption has looked at the major trends affecting how news and information is produced, distributed and concerned, especially the primacy of the screen, the rise of mobile, and the impact of social media and the trend towards distributed publishing. In this final article I want to argue these transformations mean we need … Continued

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Media disruption (3): social media and distributed content https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/06/07/media-disruption-part-three-social-media-distributed-content/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/06/07/media-disruption-part-three-social-media-distributed-content/#respond Sun, 07 Jun 2015 13:42:01 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6493 How does social media affect news consumption and production? The two previous articles in this series have shown how mobile screens are the primary access points for information and news consumption has moved online. How important are social networks in people’s online experience, and what is their role and impact on news? The number of … Continued

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Media disruption (2): news consumption today https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/26/media-disruption-part-two-news-consumption-today/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/26/media-disruption-part-two-news-consumption-today/#respond Tue, 26 May 2015 14:09:24 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6467 Given the primacy of the screen and the rise of mobile – the topic of the first article in this series – how and where do people get their news? If you are looking for the audience, where are they? The primacy of the screen means media companies necessarily operate within the same digital space. … Continued

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Media disruption (1): The primacy of the screen and mobile https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/19/media-disruption-part-one-primacy-of-screen-and-mobile/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/19/media-disruption-part-one-primacy-of-screen-and-mobile/#respond Tue, 19 May 2015 13:41:39 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6434 What are the key features of the media economy in 2015? And how do those features effect the work of visual storytellers? Two years on from the publication of Visual Storytelling in the Age of Post-Industrial Journalism, I want to update – in a series of articles – some of the central findings of that … Continued

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My on-going recommendation for best UK WordPress hosting https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/06/my-on-going-recommendation-for-best-uk-wordpress-hosting/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/05/06/my-on-going-recommendation-for-best-uk-wordpress-hosting/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 13:20:11 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6420 If you are looking for the most reliable WordPress hosting in the UK, with the best customer service, then based on my experience I have a strong recommendation for you. For two years this site has been hosted by Fresh Sites. I moved to them in April 2013 after some very bad experiences with other … Continued

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Photojournalism, advocacy and change https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/04/30/photojournalism-advocacy-change-marcus-bleasdale-human-rights-watch-central-african-republic/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/04/30/photojournalism-advocacy-change-marcus-bleasdale-human-rights-watch-central-african-republic/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:46:12 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6403 The purpose of photojournalism and documentary photography, and how that purpose is discussed, remains a contentious area. A large part of that contention flows directly from the way the purpose is framed and debated. This was evident recently in the panel discussion on “The Photographer as Activist” at the World Press Photo Awards Days in … Continued

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Why does manipulation matter? https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/02/24/why-does-manipulation-matter/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2015/02/24/why-does-manipulation-matter/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:46:17 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=6378 Does the manipulation of news and documentary photographs matter, and how should we talk about this issue? The discussion about the number of images disqualified for manipulation in the 2015 World Press Photo contest has been intense, and the debate will be ongoing. But I’ve now left the Secretary’s seat for this year and have returned … Continued

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The integrity of the image: Global practices and standards concerning the manipulation of photographs https://www.david-campbell.org/2014/06/06/the-integrity-of-the-image-global-practices-standards-concerning-manipulation-of-photographs/ https://www.david-campbell.org/2014/06/06/the-integrity-of-the-image-global-practices-standards-concerning-manipulation-of-photographs/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:31:27 +0000 https://www.david-campbell.org/?p=5997 Introducing the World Press Photo research project on practices and standards relating to the manipulation of images in photojournalism, focusing on the post-processing of these images.

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