To think about the ways in which images engage audiences, we can consider Europe’s response to two major refugee crises.
Their social media feeds contain images of tanks, bombs and war-style propaganda. Here’s how to help them navigate social media ‘news’ content about war, while minimising any distress.
The image of Black men in the US is distorted by the media and selective academic studies, says a scholar who has studied Black men’s romantic lives. ‘Black love matters’ is his counter to that image.
Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.
Here’s a riddle: What’s the dominant image of the 2018 election campaign? There isn’t one. But there are many.
Images taken out of a research context and shared with the public offer a way to connect scientists with the broader world – and vice versa. These photos are stunning examples.
The rise of ‘fitspiration’ seems to promote a body that is both impossibly thin and muscular. A new study explores whether this has become a new benchmark for women.
Ryan Kelly’s iconic photograph from Charlottesville evokes a ‘Unite the Right’ moment from 1937 – and the anti-war masterpiece by Picasso that emerged from it.
Western media continues to sell Muslims as perpetrators of savagery, deprivation and torture. But a new exhibit by French-Algerian artist Kader Attia challenges us to see beyond these depictions.
Will recent photos of chemical attack victims in Syria provoke a short-term emotional reaction or a sustained humanitarian campaign?
A complex issue requires sensitive techniques.
Social media has speeded up our lives, and although video micro-blog service Vine may close, life isn’t going to get any slower.
Social media is changing the way we travel, with people increasingly eager to visit Instagram-worthy destinations. Has a place’s visual appeal become more important than its history and authenticity?
This plastic matters: girls as young as three-and-a-half associate thin dolls with being smart and heavy dolls with being sad.