About to Die focuses on one emotionally charged category of news the Vietnam War, and 9/11, Barbie Zelizer demonstrates that modes of. Images of people about to die surface repeatedly in the news, particularly around the difficult and unsettled events of war, political revolution, terrorism, natural. About to Die has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Kim said: Great treatment of suspension in photographs. Zelizer makes a very clear distinction between the as .

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Zelizer makes a very clear distinction between the “as is” moment “how it is” and the “as if” aboutt “subjunctive”; “emotional, imagined, and contingent” with numerous examples. Leslie Thermes marked it as to-read Feb 14, What philosophical and social purposes do news images serve?


Henriette Abbedissen rated it it was amazing Nov 11, The Photograph Graham Clarke. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker From The Crimea To Kosovo “In Barbie Zelizer’s most powerful, profound, and disturbing work, she xbout that news photos do not document reality but are suspended precariously between the ‘as is’ and the ‘as if,’ touching feelings, touching off imaginations.

Elham rated it really liked it Apr 08, Stephen marked it as to-read Oct 17, Due to its ability to freeze a moment in time, the photo is a uniquely powerful device for ordering and understanding the world. Megan marked it as to-read Mar 10, Rachel marked it as to-read Dec 15, How do a photo’s content and form shape a viewer’s impressions?

About to Die: How News Images Move the Public by Barbie Zelizer

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