When photojournalists and their admirers gather in southern France at the end of August for Visa pour l'Image, the annual celebration of their craft, many practitioners may well be wondering how much longer they can scrape by.
Newspapers and magazines are cutting back sharply
on picture budgets or going out of business altogether, and television
stations have cut back on news coverage in favor of less costly fare.
Pictures and video shot by amateurs on cellphones are posted to Web
sites minutes after events occur. Photographers trying to make a living
from shooting the news are calling it a crisis.
Read the complete article in The New York Times.