Perspectives in photojournalism: Using Instagram as a photo editor

In the first week of October, Paul Moakley, deputy photo editor of Time magazine, was focusing a lot on his publication’s Instagram feed.

He had one photographer in Puerto Rico documenting the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and another in Las Vegas covering the mass shooting that had just taken place there. Both journalists’ work would go straight to Instagram, telling stories through single images, short videos and Instagram Stories.

“If it’s news photography, it’s ending up on social media first,” said the photo editor.

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Inside Bali’s most Instagrammable hotel

When you think of quintessential Bali accommodation, a cosmic paradise with life-sized monopoly pieces and pop-art futurism probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. But that’s exactly what you find behind the doors of Luna2, an out-of-this-world studiotel (studio + hotel = studiotel) in Bali.

Named after the first spacecraft to land on the moon in the late fifties, British founder and designer Melanie Hall centered the hotel on nostalgia, futurism and fun — which is spotted everywhere from the lobby to the pool.

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How This Woman Went From Broke To Traveling Full-Time (And Making Lots Of Money)

Say it with me now… “Dream Life”!!  *sigh*

There are a lot of bloggers out there traveling around the world and filling your Instagram feed with gorgeous destination photos. But there are very few who have actually cracked the code and figured out how to make money. Alyssa Ramos is one of them. This 29-year-old is the definition of a digital nomad success story: A solo adventure traveler and entrepreneur, she travels full-time, runs the site My Life’s a Movie and has racked up over 125,000 followers on Instagram. Her favorite slogan?  “Dreams don’t work unless you do.”

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Lonely Planet’s Trips app is Instagram for travel junkies

If you’ve ever planned a vacation abroad, you’ve probably spent some time with Lonely Planet. The company is the largest travel book publisher in the world and offers plenty of free resources on its website and in the Lonely Planet Guides app. The latter provided the inspiration for the latest Lonely Planet project, a new iPhone app called Trips (also coming to Android this fall). At its core, it’s a crowdsourced version of the Guides app. But instead of featuring contributions from Lonely Planet experts an

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