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Poverty Porn: Media that intentionally exploits people in poor conditions


Last year I subscribed to Graceway Media for photos for my blog, but my subscription expired a few weeks ago and I didn’t renew it because it was pretty expensive. So I hit the web to shop around for an alternative. Well, I stumbled on an incredibly sweet site call Lightstock.com, a Christ Centered ROYALTY-FREE IMAGE Website. STARTING AS LOW AS $5 you can find images that you can use in your next web design, blog post, sermon slide or video project. I wish they were giving me at least 50 credits for the information I am dropping here. But, who knows, maybe they’ll find my little blog tugged away in this corner of the WWW. Anyways, I got a little excited about Lightstock and started reading how it works. I went to FAQ and there I discovered two words that sparked a little curiosity. Poverty Porn. Quite frankly, I have never heard the term before. But it made sense when I read the definition on their website: The term “Poverty Porn” has been used …