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Photojournalists talk about the importance of a free press

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In the photo above, photojournalists Nick Ut (left) and Raul Roa (right) spoke at CSUSB on topics that included the importance of photojournalism and a free press.
 
Ut’s 1972 image of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl shortly after a napalm attack won the Pulitzer Prize and hugely influence public opinion of the Vietnam War.  
 
But Ut’s work didn’t end there. A photographer for the Associated Press for more than 51 years, he collaborates frequently with Raul Roa of the Los Angeles Times, and together the two award-winning photojournalists mentor and speak all over the world as advocates for photojournalism, a free press, storytelling through journalism and the impact that every person can have on their community and the world.
 
Photos by Robert A. Whitehead/CSUSB

Nick Ut (left) and Raul Roa 


TAGS:College of Arts and Letters, communication studies, Pulitzer Prize, journalism, photojournalism, Nick Ut, Paul Roa, Top Stories, Top Stories

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