What We Learned This Week: Five Mexican Journalists, Four of them Photographers, Shot in a Single Day
It was the worst day of violence against the press in Mexico in more than 10 years, noted The Guardian: On Nov. 28, five Mexican journalists, four of them photojournalists, were shot and wounded by unidentified assailants. The photographers were shot near a military barracks in the southern Guerrero state after they returned from covering one of the many homicides in the city of Chilpancingo, according to Photographers Without Borders. Hours later, reporter Maynor Ramon Ramirez was shot and wounded in the neighboring state of Michoacan.
New York City's Independent Booksellers
Reading art visually and reading about art are some of life’s greatest pleasures for people in creative fields. Top ten lists and best books picks are not my cup of tea; I’d much rather browse in an environment packed with visual treats and choose my own eye candy. And New York’s independent booksellers offer shelter from the storm of holiday shopping—with plenty of goodies in the form of art books, illustrated books, prints and objects. Whil...