Six Artists Explore How the Press is Perceived
FEBRUARY 25, 2019

The Perception Issue of Columbia Journalism Review  explores “what the press looks like from the outside—and what we misread about ourselves.” Thinking about the subjective nature of perception guided our experimental approach to this issue’s art direction: we gave six very different artists an open-ended prompt to depict how the press is perceived. Here’s what they came up with.


Edmon de Haro (cover and endnote)

     Serge Bloch


Ellen Weinstein


Vivienne Flesher


Dadu Shin


Lincoln Agnew


Art Direction by Alissa Levin

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