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January 2021: A Commented Excerpt of Happenings

The following selection of pictures has been curated by the foreign correspondence. It is not to suggest a hierarchy or impose special importance on specific topics, individuals or geographical regions. Rather, the selection documents and reflects internal conversations about image making and the ability of images to create certain narratives we have led in this […]

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Image(rie)s of Science

The Interplay of Science and Images It is hard to imagine media reporting without science images – and not just since the coronavirus pandemic. We encounter them in a wide variety of contexts and functions, ideally attracting attention and support understanding of scientific topics. At the same time, the popularisation of science images shapes the […]

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Aspects of the COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Can Be Explained With Foucault

How Does Racism in the Medical System Affect Attitudes towards Vaccinations? The newly elected president Joseph R. Biden Junior has called for an expansion in vaccinations against COVID-19 detailing his efforts to vaccinate 100 million US-Americans in his first 100 days.1 But before Biden was able to start with his ambitious plan, vaccinations were already […]

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Powerful Snapshot

The Relationship between Police and Media Police and media reporting are in a tense relationship with each other, and not just since press photos of so-called “Querdenker“ demonstrations have generated media attention. Since April 2020, demonstrations against government action to contain the COVID-19 pandemic have taken place in many cities. Misinformation is frequently spread here. […]