Mosul Dam – visualizations of failure

By Rehman Abubakr, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41102025

The Mosul dam is a ticking time bomb.   Many journalists have reported in recent years on its potentially catastrophic failure. Dexter Filkins wrote a damning article in the New Yorker about how the Mosul dam is failing.   Saddam Hussein constructed the dam in the early 1980s. The major problem lies in its foundation… Continue reading Mosul Dam – visualizations of failure

Powerful multimedia projects by women photojournalists

In the wake of the US elections, I thought it was a good time to focus on some amazing and innovative women photographers who are using their storytelling skills to help bring light to issues around the world. Maya Alleruzzo, Middle East regional photo editor at The Associated Press, has been doing some great work… Continue reading Powerful multimedia projects by women photojournalists