National Press Photographers Association (NPPA): “Living In The Echo Of 9/11”

Donald Winslow of News Photographer magazine writes an article, which is featured on the National Press Photographers (NPPA) website, that announces the upcoming collaboration between Pace University and the NPPA. Pace and the NPPA will be sponsoring a symposium and photography exhibit this Fall to mark the anniversary of 9/11. The event is free.

From the article:

“To mark the anniversary of 9/11, NPPA and Pace University are sponsoring a special event, a “visual journalism night of remembrance” that is a both a symposium with speakers and a reception for a photography exhibit. “Witness To Tragedy And Recovery” is a free event (but registration is required). It will explore the impact of media images of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack and recovery. The September 8, 2011, program begins at 5:30 p.m. EDT at Pace University and has been planned to welcome the hundreds of journalists from across the world who will converge on New York City for the anniversary.”

Read the full article and learn more about this event at NPPA.org.

Reuters – “New York finally sees progress at Ground Zero site” – Dr. Richard Shadick

As the ninth anniversary of 9/11 approaches this Saturday, Dr. Shadick reflects on the anger and anxiety over the proposed mosque near the site of the former Twin Towers and the need for a physical memorial in a sacred where people can honor their losses. The Reuters article has been picked up by hundreds of websites worldwide including FoxBusiness.com, ABCNews.com and Yahoo.com.

As the ninth anniversary of 9/11 approaches this Saturday, Dr. Shadick reflects on the anger and anxiety over the proposed mosque near the site of the former Twin Towers and the need for a physical memorial in a sacred where people can honor their losses.  The Reuters article has been picked up by hundreds of websites worldwide including FoxBusiness.com, ABCNews.com and Yahoo.com.

“Some of the anxiety and anger over the plan for a mosque near Ground Zero is fueled by the lack of completion of the 9/11 memorial, and to some extent the fact that (al Qaeda leader Osama) bin Laden is still at large,” said Richard Shadick, director of counseling and professor of psychology at New York’s Pace University.

“A physical memorial in a sacred place where people can honor their losses, I believe, would help quell the pain experienced right now,” Shadick said.

Read the complete text online at http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN0812292520100909