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Balkan route | Fortress Europe | The great game
24H | Ex-Telecom | C.D.P.
Easts | Takanakuy | Alice

Table of contents

Balkan route by Stefano Schirato and Jenny Pacini
The humanitarian emergency of migrants fleeing Syria on the Balkan route analyzed from the point of view of women interviewed in the hotspots in Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia

Fortress Europe by Alessandro Barcella
A trip at the door of a continent besieged by migrants fleeing war. The story of ghost travelers who have lost everything, even their identity, and seek a future in which it makes sense to believe in

The great game by Matilde Castagna
On the Silk Road today, where the most important economic balances between East and West still secretly take place

24H by Carlotta Magliocco
A report on Cuba viewed and analyzed deriving from the unusual time suspension caused by embargo and politics, that turned this Caribbean island into a beautiful prison

Ex-Telecom by Michele Lapini
The history of the occupation of the former headquarters of Telecom in Bologna lasted almost a year: meetings, workshops and other experiences involved the neighborhood and the city

C.D.P. by Groomingphoto
A timeless journey in a House of the People, the nineteenth-century idea of ​​best place for culture and leisure of the European working class

Easts by Livia Tassinari
China and Japan, two very different faces of the same "East". A trip hovering between two worlds that touch without touching never

Takanakuy by Matteo Armellini
The weird Christmas in the village of Santo Tomas, in Chumbivilcas area, south-east Peru, where people struggle to solve old issues

Alice by Maria Cardamone
Internet and the digital revolution is having a negative influence on younger students and school activities. The "Alice Project" is a possible answer

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Balkan route

by Stefano Schirato e Jenny Pacini

The humanitarian emergency of migrants fleeing Syria on the Balkan route analyzed from the point of view of women interviewed in the hotspots in Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia

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Fortress Europe

by Alessandro Barcella

A trip at the door of a continent besieged by migrants fleeing war. The story of ghost travelers who have lost everything, even their identity, and seek a future in which it makes sense to believe in

Read more

The great game

by Matilde Castagna

On the Silk Road today, where the most important economic balances between East and West still secretly take place

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24H

by Carlotta Magliocco

A report on Cuba viewed and analyzed deriving from the unusual time suspension caused by embargo and politics, that turned this Caribbean island into a beautiful prison

Read more

Ex-Telecom

by Michele Lapini

The history of the occupation of the former headquarters of Telecom in Bologna lasted almost a year: meetings, workshops and other experiences involved the neighborhood and the city

Read more

C.D.P.

by Grooming photo

A timeless journey in a House of the People, the nineteenth-century idea of ​​best place for culture and leisure of the European working class

Read more

Easts

by Livia Tassinari

China and Japan, two very different faces of the same "East". A trip hovering between two worlds that touch without touching never

Read more

Takanakuy

by Matteo Armellini

The weird Christmas in the village of Santo Tomas, in Chumbivilcas area, south-east Peru, where people struggle to solve old issues

Read more

Alice

by Maria Cardamone

Internet and the digital revolution is having a negative influence on younger students and school activities. The "Alice Project" is a possible answer

Read more

#77

Witness Journal
Registrazione Tribunale di Milano
n. 257 del 16.04.2007

Editor in chief - Amedeo Novelli

Editorial staff
Cristiano Morati, Giulio Di Meo, Nicola Sacco, Diana Orini, Rosa Pugliese, Matilde Castagna, Luna Coppola, Martina Giordani, Cosimo Calabrese, Francesco Zanet

Translations - Dan Newton

Publisher - Witness Journal APS
Provider - KOLST


MANIFESTO
Witness Journal comes from the experience of a journalists and photographers’ team, joined together in order to create a different and innovative project in the information system. Far from the standard business model, Witness proposes a different approach to information, according to many different points of view. It's a free, online monthly photo-magazine developed by an editorial staff and thanks to the contribute of professionist journalist and photographers, as well as citizen journalists.
Distributed for free via the Internet, Witness Journal tells small and big Italian and international stories through images by professional photographers and amateurs. Firmly open to the contributions of anyone, Witness offers to the authors a journalistic limelight where they have the chance to express their skills and to promote their works. At the same time we offer to our readers a different kind of information in compliance with many different aspects. First, we consider images, and not words, all-important. The stories told by Witness Journal are reported exclusively on the base of facts, that is pictures. The articles – written by the photographers in cooperation with the editorial staff – add extra information to the context Witness’ editorial line tends to give voice to events and local stories and above all to what we can hardly find on main stream information. Thanks to the net we get in touch with a network of co-workers on the whole Italian territory. A network of professionists and amateurs who have the chance to speak out, thanks to the digital world and to Web 2.0 phenomenon. Witness Journal wants you to listen to their voices.

How to get involved
In order to submit your reportage proposal you just need to send an e-mail with 2 pictures and a short story description to:Witness Journal

Each submission must meet the following requirements:
a) the artwork’s originality
b) the legal ownership of the royalties and any other right
c) the realeses from people appearing in the photographs

The author, sending his photographs, takes all the responsibilities concerning the conformity of his work with the requirements above and hereby the editor excludes any responsibility about it, for the received pictures.

Each submitted project must consist in:
1) at least 20 photographs (1600@72dpi)
2) a short text no longer than 3.000 keystrokes (texts must give the reader the facts contest).

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