Why Do War Photographers Lose Interest When People Stop Dying?

After seeing the international press largely turn its back on Bosnia shortly after the war there ended, in favor of headline-grabbing conflicts elsewhere, journalist Sara Terry decided that post-conflict reporting deserved more support. She set up the Aftermath Project, which aimed to give annual grants to photographers covering the effects of war on people, rather […]

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Why We Lose Interest In People

It’s old news that we want what we can’t have. It’s in our complex human nature to admire those who present themselves as unattainable. Because what that means to our emotionally complicated and ego-driven minds is that person is “too good.” And “too good” is just good enough for us. It’s the plot to every […]

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