Archive for April, 2010

“The Bullets Are Zinging Around” – Howard Monath in Bangkok (Armed with a Slingshot)

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Via facebook:

Picture Taken Before the Latest Bullets Zinging

[To] Lucia Siposova: Hi Lucia! I’m in the middle of a revolution in Bangkok Thailand, ‘Red Shirt’ peasants ( they gave me a sling shot ) against the Thai army: the bullets are zinging around..how are you?
45 minutes ago · See Wall-to-Wall

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In Bangkok, Howard Monath Shoots Compelling Pictures: The Blood Is Real

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Rubber bullets? I was born at night but not yesterday.

Pictures via Monath’s facebook page. Friends have been cautioning him about getting harmed. BBC America and other news agencies said late last night that a blowup could happen soon.

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Monath Responds to Question About His Safety by Smiling in the Face of Death?

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Picture, Courtesy Howard Monath. From his facebook page.

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Another Update From Filmmaker Howard Monath in Bangkok

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Via facebook about 9 minutes ago [about 11:55 p.m.].

Things are getting pretty rank at the Red Shirt encampment here in Bangkok. Seven weeks of garbage is piling up, portable toilets have backed up, and in the constant 100 degree heat the stench is becoming unbearable; people are getting sick. The Reds have doused their tire barricades with gasoline and vow to stay…

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Aida Alami: A Stay at Home Journalist Blogging in the Huffington Post

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Serious journalists doing serious things for a business that is not taking them seriously right now.

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The Press at the Tribeca Film Festival: Some Observations

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Coming soon here and hunterword.com. Some limited insights. A few pictures for a tease. Shots taken at the Red Carpet World Premiere and Panel Discussion, The Other City. “In every city, including the capital of the most powerful country in the world, there is another city, a city of forgotten people and unspeakable shame.”

About the ravages of AIDS/HIV in the poor areas of Washington D.C.

Photographers. Primarily but not exclusively online entertainment publications. Two good quotes, QMfE, "If I'm here, you know this ain't front page stuff," and, "We do this for the money."

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