Birth of the Fake News Photo

Kenneth Jarecke
7 min readJul 26, 2018
What’s the bigger mess, this image or World Press Photo? My apologies to Aaron Siskind. Kenneth Jarecke / Contact Press Images Copyright 2018

Has photojournalism lost its moral compass, or does it even have one to lose?

Please understand, that I’m writing from my own perspective here and I don’t see myself as a self-appointed spokesperson for the industry. The words here are simply my opinion. Take them or leave them as you will.

It’s an important question to ask, and a complicated one to answer. Does this business have a moral…

Kenneth Jarecke

I'm a husband, dad, photographer, a writer (sort of), an occasional rancher and the Founder of The Curious Society.