From Sochi to the Ukraine, the Gremlin in the Kremlin is everywhere you look. To hear journalists heap such praise on the opening ceremony, I asked myself what they might have said in Nuremberg in 1936.
Alain Resnais is dead. I chose not to show his face, but instead that of the wonderful performer Delphine Seyrig, also gone. It was a meeting of two geniuses, two emotions.
The Sunday Times Magazine featured 18 photos from the 2014 World Press Photo Awards, and while some of them are worth a look, the ridiculous first prize reminds me of how over the past few years the prize has sunken into complacency.
I want to acknowledge the remarkable work of Eric Bouvet, who was in Kiev on February 20. It’s a major story. Eric was already a great reporter. Now he’s one of the very best.