A collection of some of the best stills based / heavy visual journalism on the web.
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DESPERATE CROSSINGS NEW YORK TIMES
THEY ARE SLAUGHTERING US LIKE AMINALS – NEW YORK TIMES
Another powerful photo reportage by Daniel Berehulak for the NYT. Using scrolling text, image and mapping to investigate a story that while has been covered, had rarely been visualized in international media.
BILL COSBY’S ACCUSERS SPEAK OUT – NEW YORK TIMES
‘I’m No Longer Afraid’: 35 Women Tell Their Stories About Being Assaulted by Bill Cosby, and the Culture That Wouldn’t Listen
INVISIBLE CHILD – NEW YORK TIMES
Invisible Child is a five-part text, photo and video feature series (altogether it’s close to 29,000 words) that ran in the New York Times in 2013. A reporter and photographer followed a child and her family living in a homeless shelter in Brooklyn for over a year and a half.
WHY I’M STAYING IN AFGHANISTAN – THE GUARDIAN
A text a photo feature that chronicles people who just couldn’t leave Afghanistan after their missions ended.
DATING DISABLED – IMMJ-MA
A second term project from Peijin Wang explores what it’s like for China’s disabled community to find love and marriage. Peijin’s project is a little akin to the Guardian story above, in that it focuses in on a few people and tells mini stories about their individual experiences, this is bought together with an overview text to put their stories into context.
DAYS WITH MY FATHER – PHILIP TOLEDANO
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In a series of intimate portraits and written memories recorded over three years, Phillip Toledano documents the final years of his father’s long life.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF POVERTY – MATT BLACK – INSTAGRAM / MSNBC
Photographer Matt Black explores issues of poverty across the US via instagram, it was also published as a multimedia project incorporating maps, text and video for MSNBC – be sure to look at both platforms and the way they compliment and work together and alone. In an interview with Time Magazine he said his aim was “to get people that are on Instagram to picture themselves in these places,” .