What's the difference between these two photos of Haitian girls? One was taken by a Haitian-American woman and one taken by a white photographer on the same trip....the posing was done by the girls themselves, not the photographers.
“Upwards of 90% of the images of the majority world that are seen in the western media are produced by white photographers from the USA or Europe. This results in a one dimensional view often driven by a negative news agenda or the need to raise money.”See Technology, Health and Development for more on this thought-provoking subject. Thanks to Boing Boing for a lead on this.