Award-winning Canadian photojournalist, Louie Palu, speaks with the McGill Reporter ahead of his participation at this Friday's panel discussion on Conflict[ed] Reporting: War and Photojournalism in the Digital Age (November 2, 4:30 p.m., McCord Museum.) In this "Four Burning Questions" segment, Palu touches upon his experience of embedded journalism, the rise of citizen/amateur photojournalism, and the debate on the growing violence of images published by the media to portray contemporary war and conflicts. To read the full article, click here.
The panel discussion will be part of a wider symposium titled, Photojournalism: Then & Now, on Thursday, November 1, and Friday, November 2, at the McCord Museum (690 Sherbrooke Street West), co-sponsored by Media@McGill, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, and the McCord Museum. The schedule for both days includes a bilingual roundtable on the histories of photojournalism in Canada, and talks by Thierry Gervais, Peter Maass, Sharon Sliwinski, and Donald Matheson. The symposium is free and open to the public, and simultaneous interpretation will be available on the second day (Nov. 2). For a full timetable of the symposium, click here.