Bright like Neon Love
Many powerful photographs have been made in the aftermath of the devastating collapse of a garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. But one photo, by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, has emerged as the most heart wrenching, capturing an entire country’s grief in a single image.
A vendor peddling wax prints in Lome, Togo
National Geographic | June 1994
In the last two years, BuzzFeed has become a media darling.
Once solely known for Internet memes and cute and cuddly animal posts, BuzzFeed has grown to a full-out news organization. Poaching journalists from top publications (most recently, Lisa Tozzi from the New York Times), BuzzFeed now mixes in serious news, like this piece about the the need for the U.S and the U.N. to intervene in Syria. Of course, there are still plenty animal posts. Most important, with its advertising content approach, it’s proving that disdain of the status quo can pay off.
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