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Editors ask for Shahidul Alam´s release

Shahidul Alam outside the hospital yesterday (Photo: Drik)

Association of Norwegian Editors has written to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Javed Patwary, at the Police Headquarters in Dhaka in Bangladesh: 

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Photo journalism Press freedom

JMIC partner detained in Bangladesh

Dr. Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photographer, activist and founder of Drik and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, was forcibly abducted from his house in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, after 10 pm on Sunday 5 August.

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Photo journalism

Successful photo exhibition in Fredrikstad

Students from OsloMet presented highlights from their reportage project in China. A total of four institutions and 23 young photojournalists and students from China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Norway contributed to the exhibition.

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Photo journalism Ukategorisert

New Master on the way

Department of Journalism and Media Studies will start the development of a joint international master program in photojournalism.

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Photo journalism

Egyptian photographer 1 Prize

Heba Khamis was interviewed by Daphné Anglés (Photo: Jon Petter Evensen)

The Egyptian photographer Heba Khamis won first prize in the Contemporary Issues Stories in the 2018 World Press Photo Contest in Amsterdam last week.

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Photo journalism

Visualizing China

 

The Chinese/Bangladeshi/Nepali/Norwegian group of photo journalists and their teachers (Photo: Jiang Yao)

23 photojournalism students from China, Bangladesh, Nepal and Norway have just finished a seven week international documentary course in China.

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Photo journalism

Visit from Ukraine

Vladislav Hruzynsky, Ellie Haworth, Dima Khilchenko and Gro Holm (to the right) (Photo: Jon Petter Evensen)

JMIC staff Jon Petter Evensen received two colleagues from Ukraine, News Editor Vladislav Hruzynsky and Digital Editor Dima Khilchenko last week.  

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Photo journalism

International projects awarded in Norwegian Picture of the Year

The photojournalism alumnis Line Hårklau, Christian Breidlid, Javier Auris and Anders Melchior were awarded for their visual stories created during the course in International Reporting. The course is a part of the Bachelor program in photojournalism. The annual Norwegian Picture of the Year competition was held 9 March – more info about Årets bilde:

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Represents the World Press Photo Jury

Assistant professor, Jon Petter Evensen. Photo: Ellen Lande Gossner / HiOA

The contest is open for entries from 1 December until 4 January 2018, and the judging will be online. The World Press Photo Foundation is based in Amsterdam (for more information see: World Press Photo