Monday, 3 August 2009

Another nail in the coffin of photojournalism

France's Gamma photo agency on brink of collapse.
By Laure Bretton

PARIS (Reuters) - French photo agency Gamma, which rose to fame documenting the May 1968 uprising in Paris and the Vietnam War, said Tuesday its survival was in doubt, the latest victim of a crisis hurting traditional media.

Founded in 1966, Gamma spearheaded a golden generation of French photo-journalists, whose prize-winning images of world events were showcased on the front pages of influential magazine Paris Match and newspapers around the globe.....more

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