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1 Desiree Cousineau Carol Hensley English 1302 11 July 2009 Photojournalism On November 23, 1936, a new magazine was launched. Life was the first periodical to rely heavily on the relatively new practice of modern photojournalism. This is a form of journalism that combines words with photographic images to enrich the meaning or point of the text. Living in this modern era with new technological advancement occurring seemingly daily, the following question must be asked. Photojournalism was created by technology, but will it be a field that is soon left behind it its creator’s dust? On the very basic level, it is obvious that advances in technology have changed photojournalism, at least in the way that the images are captured and produced. Photos are taken digitally and handled on a computer screen versus the film prints and chemical dark room process of yesterday. This shift in the production process can also mean a shift in responsibility. In an article written for a 2000 issue of the Newspaper Research
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