Photographers or business analysts?

Started Oct 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
Aberaeron
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Re: Photographers or business analysts?
In reply to v1fan, Oct 29, 2013

This is a sign of the times. You can do your own analysis.

http://www.professionalphotographer.co.uk/News-and-Reviews/2013/6/US-Newspaper-replaces-photographers-with-iPhones

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An American newspaper has fired all its photographers and is planning to replace their work with iphone photography produced by its staff reporters.

According to tech media company CNET, the Chicago Sun-Times has let go of 28 photographers and will be training editorial employees in 'iPhone Photography Basics' as well as 'Video and Basic Editing'.

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28 professional photographers given their marching orders from just one newspaper apparently.

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