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I was worried about posting this link to the not long fallen Tim Hetherington. Initially fearing notions of gossip and all the ugly business of talking about the dead but having read the article Split Legacy: How did Magnum Photos come to represent Tim Hetherington’s work? I believe the premiss to be just and the issue that has arisen worthy of educating oneself:

When Magnum Photos’ members met last June, they voted to become the sole distributor of Tim Hetherington’s work – a decision that has since sparked intense debate and sometimes bitter critiscism in the photojournalism community. Olivier Laurent asks Hetherington’s former colleagues and friends what happened in the months following his death. [click text to read the full article]

http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/2118060/split-legacy-magnum-photos-represent-tim-hetheringtons

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