|That raises the questions of how it is possible that the majority of these images have hardly been seen in the Western media before – and why for instance one could not escape images of the tsunami, while Darfur remained – and remains – largely invisible?|
What does the rise of embedded journalism, the ‘amateur’ with his digital camera (Abu Ghraib!) or camphone, and the internet mean for the position of the photojournalist in international conflicts? What do they mean for the future of photojournalism in this context? What news media are still effective today, in 2005, when it comes to war and conflicts, and for whom do they work? What possibilities do photographers and other image-makers have in this context for bringing their work out, and who determines what appears in the news?