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Are the Paparazzi photo journalists?

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Protestor hands out leaflets at Monday's BART protest

Protestor prepares to become San Francisco's most famous commuter

 

Tourists find skyscraper more interesting than nearby BART protest

 

Tourists who visited San Francisco on the afternoon of Monday September 19, 2011 were rewarded with a warm (Indian Summer?) day with clear blue sky that provided snap-shot shooters with postcard perfect conditions that brought Paul Simon's song "Kodachrome" to mind.   You don't have to speak their language to know when a skyscraper has impressed some foreign travelers.

 

News Photographers who were at San Francisco's BART Civic Center station to cover this week's installment of the regularly scheduled No Justice No BART political demonstrations came away from the event with images that might have disappointed many of the photo editors in the area because the latest protest did not disrupt BART service and no arrests were made.

 

Pictures of the protesters handing out leaflets outlining their assertions about the BART Police Department made it seem like the demonstrators have achieved celebrity status and their efforts naturally drew a contingent of paparazzi to record their everyday activities for posterity.  

 

The very fact that any blogger covering Monday's "demonstration" has to ask if images of some mundane advocacy efforts are newsworthy may indicate that digital journalism is mature enough to face the same question that have been being asked at city desks for years:   what is new?

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