Jo-Anne McArthur (We Animals), “The power of photojournalism in animal advocacy, with Jo-Anne McArthur,” (LEAP, Yale Sustainable Food Program, Poynter Fellowship in Journalism)

Event time: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:15pm
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Event description: 

Join LEAP for an online lunch talk and moderated Q&A with Jo-Anne McArthur, founder and president of We Animals Media (WAM). WAM is a preeminent animal photojournalism agency, dedicated to documenting and sharing images of animals caught up in the human world. In addition to their published books, WAM’s network of photographers provide over 10,000 free photos of animals whose lives have become entangled in the food, fashion, research, and entertainment industries around the globe. 

McArthur’s award-winning photojournalism has been featured in many outlets, including National Geographic and the Washington Post. She was the main subject of The Ghost in our Machine (2013), a documentary that followed her work to expose animal abuse through photography. The talk will be moderated by Manny Rutinel (JD ‘22).

Free but register in advance