Flickr as News

Web photographers replacing pro photojournalists
Implications - Instead of hiring staff photographers, several leading newspapers and magazines are turning to photo sharing sites like Flickr to obtain their images. Flickr members are the new photojournalists as news and entertainment sources are turning to people who are already there to shoot their photos.
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Northern Lights Timelapse + Flickr Photos
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V. Hot 21,483 Clicks Pub: Jul 26, 08
Northern Lights Timelapse + Flickr Photos
The Northern Lights are one of the most amazing natural phenomenons. Even though NASA just released a scientific explanation for aurora borealis to try to strip us of awe, there's no denying they truly… [More]
Flickr as News - Best Photos of Euro 2008, Spain vs Germany Finale
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V. Hot 11,217 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 08
Flickr as News
Best Photos of Euro 2008, Spain vs Germany Finale
The best photographs of the Europe 2008 soccer championships, which came to an end today after Spain defeated Germany 1-0, were not taken by professional sports photographers, but by members of the global… [More]
Trend Hunting on Flickr - Trendspotters Photo Pool
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Hot 6,164 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 08
Trend Hunting on Flickr
Trendspotters Photo Pool
Live trend hunting is one of my favourite past times, which is why I love the Trendspotters group of Flickr. Members collaborate to share photographs of some of the neatest discoveries they madke in real… [More]
Fire Photography on Flickr - California Wildfires Coverage
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Hot 8,436 Clicks Pub: Jul 9, 08
Fire Photography on Flickr
California Wildfires Coverage
The California wildfires are tragic, yet are dramatic sights to see. While you probably don't want to see them live, Flickr offers a huge database of images taken by the people who are in the middle of… [More]
Fan Photos on Flickr - Tour de France 2008
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Fan Photos on Flickr
Tour de France 2008
The 2008 Tour de France is on now and fans have been diligently digital camera crazy, snapping away to capture the best moments from the side lines. By posting the photographs on Flickr, they show their… [More]
Savvy Flickr Use for Marketing - Urban Outfitters Flickr Pool
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Savvy Flickr Use for Marketing
Urban Outfitters Flickr Pool
Urban Outfitters is making use of the Yahoo-owned photo sharing website, Flickr in an attempt to encourage brand interaction. The Urban Outfitters Flickr Pool lets the public upload photos of anything… [More]
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