Strategic Competition and the Value of Photographers’ Work: Photojournalism in Gannett Newspapers, 1937-1947
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This article addresses the early role of photography in Gannett newspapers and the construction of the position of photographers from 1937 to 1947. Photographs were seen as a competitive strategy, a documentary tool, and a technological advancement while photographers were generally seen by Gannett management as expendable labor.