A Teacher Photoshopped Young Women’s Yearbook Photos and Outrage Ensued

A Teacher Photoshopped Young Women’s Yearbook Photos and Outrage Ensued

Bartram Trail High School in St. John, FL blew up in the news this past week when it was revealed that a yearbook teacher Photoshopped at least 80 young women’s portraits because they showed too much cleavage in her estimation. The school has a history of policing young women’s clothing, so this was par for the course and yet another example of the weaponization of photography. Sarah and Allen discuss the ramifications along with the history of yearbooks.

Also: Alan Levenson’s awesome photo of Japanese pop star Mariya Takeuchi goes viral, Twitter’s algorithm *was* racist, and Laura Rowe captures an incredible storm cloud.

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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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