Date of Award

Spring 5-18-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Second Advisor

Nebahat Avcioglu

Academic Program Adviser

Nebahat Avciolglu


The left-liberal NYC newspaper, PM, used photography with unprecedented transparency as a crucial element in its mission to inform ordinary working people, teach them to be literate about the photographic message, and encourage them to be a participating audience during the tense period just before World War II.



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