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The New York Times published Alec Soth’s photo essay, “The Great Divide” mimicking Englewood native, Tonika Johnson’s Folded Map Project. The feature’s spotlight on Chicago segregation by contrasting aspects of life on the North and South sides of the city sparked controversy and important discussions about artistic and journalistic integrity.
I hope really don’t think they came up with this first but regardless, them not checking or researching for similar stories/documentary photography covered in Chicago is POOR JOURNALISM!!! foldedmapproject.com
New York Times Opinion @nytopinionThe Streeterville and Englewood neighborhoods of Chicago have a life expectancy gap of roughly 30 years. Photographer Alec Soth captured the contrast in a photo essay for our series on "The America We Need." https://t.co/LFomD5wZpg
My thoughts? Where do I start? While Alec Soth's apology felt sincere to me, this message by the editors at the New York Times feels dishonest, and I'm being gentle here. But since the NYT treatment of this issue has been anything but gentle, I'll analyze this a bit further 👇
Tonika Johnson @tonikagjSo, @nytimes opinion editor just added this note - thoughts? https://t.co/BjAO54xSLc