Complaint from the National Union of Journalists

Confronting photographers on a demo in Nantes

A while ago we published an article, sent to us anonymously, entitled “In Defence of Smashing Cameras“. The self-proclaimed (??) National Union of Journalists (NUJ) did not like this article, and sent us the following response: The NUJ PHOTOGRAPHER’S COUNCIL has responded to an online comment piece urging people to smash media cameras: “The NUJ is appalled at the recent article on a self-proclaimed anarchist website which advocates … Continue reading

In Defence of Smashing Cameras

(Until events improve…) In Defence of Smashing Cameras Anonymous submission. We are making ourselves vulnerable to attack. More seriously, we are making each other vulnerable. Photographers at demonstrations will soon outnumber demonstrators, those who are willing to take action. This is something we need to take a stand against. Cameras are tools of surveillance, and whether it is us or the enemy that … Continue reading