Topic: Robert Capa on D-Day
Launched on June 6, 2014, the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing on
the Normandy coast, the Robert Capa D-Day Project combines elements
of photo history, research in journalism, critical thinking, and media
literacy. Led by photography critic and historian A. D. Coleman, this
ongoing investigation is a team effort involving crucial contributions
from photojournalist J. Ross Baughman, photo historian Rob McElroy, and
military historian Charles Herrick.
The Robert Capa D-Day Project has received the 2014 Society of
Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi (SDX) Award for Research About
Journalism. The 2014 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), with 8,000
members, is the country’s largest journalist organization.
A. D. Coleman has received The Photo Review Award 2015 “for outstanding
contributions to photography, including the investigation of Robert Capa’s
The Robert Capa D-Day Project was also nominated for:
• The 2015 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics.
• The 2015 Newhouse School Mirror Awards.
• The 2016 duPont-Columbia University Awards.