Other awards include World Press Photo, Best of Photojournalism, and Pictures of the Year, as well as the UK-based The Press Photographer's Year.
Content remains the most important element of photojournalism, but the ability to extend deadlines with rapid gathering and editing of images has brought significant changes.
Edom established the first photojournalism program there, and created the Missouri Photographic Workshop in 1946.
When such standards are upheld, photojournalism plays a significant role in raising the awareness of all people regarding the lives of other human beings and issues that face the world.
Photos of African Manatees are very rare; although very little is known about this species, scientists think they are similar to the West Indian manatees.
The legal situation is further complicated when one considers that photojournalism made in one country will often be published in many other countries.
The same objectives apply to both photojournalism and video journalism.
Photojournalism works within the same ethical approaches to objectivity that apply to other journalists.
Photojournalism, as a descriptive term, often implies the use of a certain bluntness of style or approach to image-making.
The invention of the term "photojournalism" is often attributed to Cliff Edom (1907–1991), who taught at the University of Missouri School of Journalism for 29 years.
Life became a standard by which the public judged photography, and many of today’s photo books celebrate “photojournalism” as if it had been the exclusive province of near-celebrity magazine photographers.