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A week in a large, busy emergency room in Brooklyn, as seen through the lens of VII photographer Ashley Gilbertson.


Oil and conflict in the Niger Delta

In this interview with VII Magazine, Ed Kashi talks about his years covering the explosive situation in the Niger Delta.


Come Selma. We have to run.

Need to Know presents VII Magazine, a new journalistic partnership with VII Photo, which will give our readers unprecedented intimate access to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists. Every day, our partners at VII will showcase a new photo, and each week, a new video or audio slideshow. In October 1943, the prisoners of […]


Storm in the Swat valley

In Pakistan’s Swat valley, the aftermath of a violent Taliban invasion and army counter-offensive was interrupted by even more destructive devastation from this summer’s massive floods. Tomas van Houtryve’s haunting video and photo slideshow documents the valley’s efforts to find refuge while still stockpiling weaponry and ammunition.


  Malnutrition, the silent epidemic

Need to Know, in partnership with the photo agency VII, travels to countries hard hit by childhood malnutrition. It’s a crisis that is being called a silent epidemic and it affects a staggering 195 million children around the world.

‘Starved for Attention’ takes a photojournalist’s eye to malnutrition

An estimated 195 million children worldwide suffer from the effects of malnutrition, according to Doctors Without Borders, with 90 percent of those children living in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Doctors Without Borders teamed with photojournalists from VII to explore these issues in a series of vivid images and interviews.

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