Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Nick Ut of “Napalm Girl” fame, received the National Medal of the Arts from President Trump. While many celebrated the achievement, a number of people expressed dismay over Ut’s decision to accept it from the twice impeached President.
In this episode, Allen and Sarah discuss the controversy, and also tackle the copyright grab at Penn State’s Collegian, and Joe Biden’s official White House photographer, Adam Schultz.
- Penn State Student Photojournalists at War with School Paper Over ‘Predatory’ Copyright Contract (via PetaPixel)
- Student photojournalist who sued to retain copyright for his work is vindicated (via SPLC)
- Penn State Collegian images are for sale
- Biden builds out communications staff with chief photographer and deputy press secretary (via CNN)
- Interview: Joe Biden’s official photographer Adam Schultz – “Every day I get to do this is a special day”
- National Medal of Arts
- Nick Ut: Why I accepted Trump’s Medal of Arts (via Newsweek)
- Mark Edward Harris’ portrait of Nick Ut
- Nick Ut, photojournalist who made famed Vietnam War ‘napalm girl’ image, attacked in D.C. (via NBC News)