'It feels important': the counter-narrative artist challenging how news is reported

By Francisco Navas

Alexandra Bell’s carefully redacted prints of New York Times articles question the ‘deliberate choices’ that are made in the newsroom, from coverage of the Michael Brown shooting to Ryan Lochte’s Rio scandal

In 1897, the New York Times coined its slogan and motto: “All the news that’s fit to print.” Every day since, it has floated above the paper’s masthead.

Sitting in her small artist’s studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Alexandra Bell, artist and alumna of Columbia’s graduate school of journalism, works on her laptop, surrounded by white dividers papered over in monochrome blocks wrapped in an unmistakeable masthead and font. It’s the New York Times front page.

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