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Coverage for grant FA-232263-16

American Presidents and the History of Photography from the Daguerreotype to the Digital Revolution
Cara Finnegan, Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

Grant details:

Will the White House continue to use photos as a social media tool? (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Craig Chamberlain
Publication: University of Illinois News Bureau
Date: 12/20/2016
Abstract: Interview with me (Cara Finnegan) about topics related to my NEH-funded book project. This interview focuses specifically on the Obama administration's use of social media photography.

Five Illinois Faculty Awarded NEH Fellowships (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jodi Heckel
Publication: University of Illinois News Bureau
Date: 12/15/2015
Abstract: Description of NEH fellowships awarded to five campus faculty for 2016-17.

What's so strange about Trump's White House portrait? Experts explain. (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jacob Gardenswarz
Publication: Vox
Date: 1/26/2017
Abstract: Interviewed for story analyzing Donald Trump's official White House portrait

Presidents and Photography (Media Coverage)
Publication: WDWS radio
Date: 2/7/2017
Abstract: Interviewed about history of presidential photographic portraits for local radio station.

Zuckerberg s’affiche-t-il en « Américain moyen » à l’image d’un candidat à la présidentielle ? (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Damien LeLoup
Publication: Le Monde
Date: 3/2/2017
Abstract: Interviewed about whether Mark Zuckerberg's official photographs hint that he may run for political office.

Melania Trump's Official Portrait was Released. And People are Talking. (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Beth Teitell
Publication: Boston Globe
Date: 4/4/2017
Abstract: Interviewed for article analyzing First Lady Melania Trump's official photographic portrait.

Reading the Pictures Salon: Key Pictures from Trump's First 100 Days (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Michael Shaw
Publication: Reading the Pictures
Date: 4/7/2017
Abstract: Featured as an expert on presidential photography in a live, online salon discussing news photographs from the first 100 days of the Trump presidency.

Review of Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital (Review)
Publication: Publishers Weekly
Date: 2/1/2021

Review of Photographic Presidents (Review)
Publication: Foreword Reviews
Date: 2/2/2021

Social media review of Photographic Presidents (Review)
Author(s): Souza, Pete
Publication: Pete Souza's Instagram feed
Date: 1/28/2022