Andrea Fjeld
Andrea Fjeld
Associate Editor

Who’s In Charge, Sources or News Directors?

The home page of Huffington Post carried another media report Wednesday by Story Worldwide’s CEO and Chief Editorial Officer Kirk Cheyfitz. “For Tiger Photos, NBC Caves in to Annie Lebovitz” discusses the restrictions the photographer demanded and got from TV networks that wanted to use her images. Kirk’s not happy with what this might say about the media’s volatile climate. Kirk wrote:

“I was mildly alarmed to see news organizations substituting Leibovitz’s rules for
their own judgment about how long viewers need to actually see a photograph.”

Catch the rest of the piece on HuffPost and leave your thoughts in the comment section below.