News As Art: In a thoughtful piece about museums’ slow acceptance of photojournalism, Christopher Reynolds highlights the Getty’s exploration of “the borderlands between art and news.” The story does a good job describing the consideration of Tet Offensive and the Kennedy assassination shots as museum-worthy depictions of history. But what about Britney’s crotch? 10, 20 years from now, will the work that passes for “photojournalism” also pass for art?
Bloggers as Prognosticators: About as fun to read as a Joel Stein column. (We’re only including the link because we have to.)
Hollywood As Politicos: Celebs heart Pelosi. Tina Daunt, spending much of her column describing the warmth and decorations at a party for the new Speaker of the House, apparently hearts Pelosi’s party planner.