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A Protest is Worth 1,000 Pictures – Michael Englund

Author: perkinsk | Image: perkinsk

headshot of Michael EnglundWhen protesters gathered last summer in Des Moines to advocate for social justice, Greenlee alumnus Michael Englund knew he needed to grab his camera. See his pictures and hear his story during this compelling Depth & Dialogue session. Englund (’17, advertising) will share why photojournalism is so important, how to be prepared for any scenario and what your rights are as a street photographer. Englund lives in Des Moines and is an assistant editor for Hy-Vee with a focus is on video production. In his free time, he does photography in the Des Moines area, including music videos, lifestyle portraits, restaurant and bar photography and anything that seems fun. He almost always has a camera on hand.

Moderated by Sherry Berghefer, Greenlee associate teaching professor.

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First Amendment Days, April 12-16, 2021, is Iowa State University’s annual weeklong celebration of our First Amendment freedoms – religion, speech, press, assembly, petition. It’s hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s First Amendment Committee. See the complete schedule.