Powerful images

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The 45 most powerful images of 2011 and only 3 are not of war, death, despair or some form of destruction real or feared. What does this say about our perception of what is news? In 1977 a survey in the USA found 83% of people believed ‘bad news’ was news and ‘good news’ was not.

Here’s photo number 46 depicting a program that’s empowering citizens in marginalised communities with training and tools to create a local voice for a global audience – is it news?

‘From little things big things grow’.

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