Even in the age of Instagram, journalists play a vital role for an informed society. Ron Haviv tells us his reasons why professional photojournalism is still an incredibly important asset, despite the increase of camera phone inspired “citizen journalism.”
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Award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv has produced some of the most important images of conflict and other humanitarian crises that have made headlines from around the world since the end of the Cold War. Haviv is a co-founder of the photo agency VII which is dedicated to documenting conflict, both violent and non-violent, to produce and unflinching record of the injustices created and experienced by people caught up in the events they describe.
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