Great Moments in Rights Media

Rights media—simply explained as any form of media that contains information relating to human rights—has shaped our world. One of the many things jhr will be doing is to create an online space that highlights some of the most important historical examples of ‘rights media’.

Here are but a few. You have probably seen these before in one form or another. But please take another look. We can’t remind ourselves often enough about the struggles that have come before us.

Great Speeches: Martin Luther King—I Have a Dream

Great Photographs: Steve McCurry, National Geographic—’Afghan Girl’

Sharbat Gula

Sharbat Gula

Great Journalism: Woodward and Bernstein—Watergate


Great Publications: The Rights of Man by Thomas Payne

Old but Good

Old but Good


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