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The journalistic images are subject to debate and controversy: from the girl of Trang Bang to the most recently images of women and female kids during the earthquake and the cholera epidemic in Haiti in 2010, comments on the symbolic and communicative value of the pictured subject [...]

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This paper focuses on the role of the image as an agent for social transformation. The methodology adopted is a case study: the impact of the photograph of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old child drowned off Bodrum in an attempt to escape on a raft full of Syrian migrants. This is one [...]

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The photo galleries in four Spanish digital journals --El mundo, La vanguardia, Sur and La voz de Galiciawere analysed in January 2010. A model was designed with indicators to examine the topics, configuration and informative value of the galleries. The study included the quantitative [...]