Twenty Years of Forgetfullness is a place for quick notes on slower journalism by photojournalist Trevor Snapp.
As we race to get the news out quicker and quicker, we lose the reason to report in the first place.
There is no shortcut to understanding, no matter how fast your broadband. I think readers are more thirsty for deep journalism than ever before, Social media and aggregators can never replace what we learn from going there.
The title comes from the anthropologist and structuralist Claude Lévi-Strauss's memoir Tristes Tropiques. He writes that he only understood what he had first seen in the Amazon when he returned 20 years later.