314a The Kenyan runner is photographed with the competitor behind her. The purpose of doing this might have been to show the distance between the two.

314a The Kenyan runner is photographed with the competitor behind her. The purpose of doing this might have been to show the distance between the two.

414a The Kenyan champion is shot with the rest of the competitors behind him, highlighting his lead on the track. Rushida is the only runner in focus whereas his entire background is blurred; this effect draws attention to his expected win.

414a The Kenyan champion is shot with the rest of the competitors behind him, highlighting his lead on the track. Rushida is the only runner in focus whereas his entire background is blurred; this effect draws attention to his expected win.

314 It is first time that The Standard reports on Kenyan participation in the Olympics and it has done so quite enthusiastically. It might be because they were waiting for the games in which the Kenya’s athletes shine.

314 It is first time that The Standard reports on Kenyan participation in the Olympics and it has done so quite enthusiastically. It might be because they were waiting for the games in which the Kenya’s athletes shine.

Photo 1 - June 29, 2012 - A spectacular fireworks show at the openig ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.(Photo:Reuters) - 339 x 386

Photo 1 - June 29, 2012 - A spectacular fireworks show at the openig ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.(Photo:Reuters) - 339 x 386

Photo 4 - London Olympics - Wakenya wanne watakaobeba mwenge wa olimpiki kule uingereza wamezinduliwa katika halfa iliyohudhuriwa na maafisa wakuu wa kamati ya olimpiki pamoja na wizara ya michezo. Wanne hao wataelekea London baadaye mwezi ujao  - 120x90

Photo 4 - London Olympics - Wakenya wanne watakaobeba mwenge wa olimpiki kule uingereza wamezinduliwa katika halfa iliyohudhuriwa na maafisa wakuu wa kamati ya olimpiki pamoja na wizara ya michezo. Wanne hao wataelekea London baadaye mwezi ujao - 120x90

114a The editor chose to show the overall organization of the stadium using a wideshot. This  panorama  highlights the success of the opening ceremony. The image is also highly contrasted to bolden the lighting and fireworks.

114a The editor chose to show the overall organization of the stadium using a wideshot. This panorama highlights the success of the opening ceremony. The image is also highly contrasted to bolden the lighting and fireworks.

114 The enthusiasm over the celebration of the olympic games is apparent when looking at the size and positioning of the image in the screenshot. Individual accomplishment does not seem to be the focus in this newsource.

114 The enthusiasm over the celebration of the olympic games is apparent when looking at the size and positioning of the image in the screenshot. Individual accomplishment does not seem to be the focus in this newsource.

214 After having reviewed this screenshot, it appears that The Standard opted to depict other countries' defeats rather than its own participation in the Olympics. One assumption may be that Kenya has not had many Olympic victories so far and is trying to maintain national pride by headlining other countries' loses.

214 After having reviewed this screenshot, it appears that The Standard opted to depict other countries' defeats rather than its own participation in the Olympics. One assumption may be that Kenya has not had many Olympic victories so far and is trying to maintain national pride by headlining other countries' loses.

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