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Today on Your Call: Why does photojournalism still matter?

Deadline Every Second

On today’s Your Call, we'll speak with Ken Kobre about his new documentary Deadline Every Second. The film follows 12 top Associated Press photojournalists in eight countries as they cover war, political clashes, financial markets, natural disasters, sports and human-interest stories. Kobre says the film will change how you look at news images. What insights do you get from a photo? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What's the last news photo you remember? It's Your Call with me, Rose Aguilar, and you.


Ken Kobre , Professor of Photo and Video journalism at San Francisco State University and Producer and videographer of “Deadline Every Second”

Julie Jacobsen, an AP staff photographer who covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the earthquake in Haiti, four Olympics, the World Series and Super Bowl, and the Pan Am Games

Bebeto Matthews, an AP photographer who has covered presidential conventions, volcanoes, the Olympics, Princess Diana’s funeral, the 9/11 aftermath and professional sports in the West Indies

Web Resources:

Deadline Every Second: On Assignment with 12 Associated Press Photojournalists

Associated Press Interactive: Death of a Marine: A photographer's journal

Guardian: The shot that nearly killed me: War photographers – a special report