After announcing the winners of this year’s Pictures of the Year International (POY) competition in March, POY — in association with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) — is hosting an awards weekend April 22-23.
Nolan Xiong didn’t plan to go to school for journalism. In fact, after leaving Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington, and heading to Minneapolis, he wasn’t sure he wanted to go back to school at all.
One of the many challenges journalists face in the misinformation crisis is in images. As storytellers, we circulate an enormous number of images daily — online, in print, and on TV. This gives us a large risk for inadvertently spreading misinformation through inaccurate or misleading photos.