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As an independent photojournalist for publications such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, and CNN. Thorne Anderson has born witness to social and political upheavals in the Balkans, Middle East and Afghanistan. Seeing is not always believing; regarding truth, ethics and understanding, perspective is everything. 

Thorne Anderson is Associate Professor for photojournalism and multimedia storytelling in the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas. He has worked internationally as a freelance photojournalist for publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, and Stern magazines. He is a co-author/photographer of Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq, Anderson is director of Hatch Visuals, a student-run photo agency at UNT, and he's founder and co-director of the “Heart of Mexico” immersion journalism program for narrative storytellers in multimedia documentary, for which he received the NAFSA Paul Simon Spotlight Award for innovation in international education. He is also a frequent contributor of video shorts to KERA public radio and television, for which he has been recognized with a national RTDNA Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in video. 

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Dr. Neal and Mrs. Debbie Smatresk host Thorne Anderson
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Front Lines: A Photojournalist's Perspective