Wednesday, June 5, 2013 | Categories:
Gill Deacon guest hosts. The Chicago Sun-Times has laid off their entire team of photographers. Photographer Alex Garcia and photo agency director Neil Burgess on whether photojournalism still matters. Filmmaker Paul Émile d'Entremont on his doc Last Chance, which looks at 5 refugees who've fled their homelands due homophobic violence and are seeking asylum in Canada, but must prove the threats are real. A changing climate, an influx of inexperienced climbers, deaths and tensions between climbers are tarnishing the natural splendour of Everest. Respected climber and blogger Alan Arnette on the issues surrounding the world's tallest peak around the 60th anniversary of the first recorded ascent of Mt. Everest.