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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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Elham rated it really liked it Apr 08, Through a survey of a century of photojournalism, including close analysis of over sixty photos, About to Die provides a framework and vocabulary for understanding the news imagery that so profoundly shapes our view of the world. Possible Death Chapter Five: Mary marked it as to-read Dec 08, What do such images contribute to historical memory? Her seventy-nine pages of notes are a treasure trove to readers and researchers because they are so detailed and thorough.

About to Die: How News Images Move the Public

Raymond marked it as to-read Aug 27, How do a photo’s content and form shape a viewer’s impressions? What philosophical and social purposes do news images serve?

What do such images contribute to historical memory? Marissa marked it as to-read Apr 24, Amanda J rated it really liked it Jun 18, The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth-Maker From The Aboout To Kosovo “In Barbie Zelizer’s most powerful, profound, and disturbing work, she shows that news photos do not document reality but are suspended precariously between the ‘as is’ and the ‘as if,’ touching feelings, touching off imaginations.

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About to Die focuses on one emotionally charged category of news photograph–depictions of individuals who are facing imminent death–as a prism for addressing such vital questions. Heather Caswell marked it as to-read Mar 13, About to Die focuses on one emotionally charged category of news photograph–depictions of individuals who are facing imminent death–as a prism for addressing such vital questions.

Other editions – View all About to Die: Due to its ability to freeze a moment in time, the photo is a uniquely powerful device for ordering and understanding the world. How News Images Move the Public.

About to Die How News Images Move the Public Barbie Zelizer Covers a controversial but arresting topic–photographs of people facing imminent death Features over fifty powerful illustrations Zelizer, president of the U. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Through a survey of a century of photojournalism, including close analysis of over sixty photos, About to Die provides a framework and vocabulary for understanding the news imagery that so profoundly shapes our view of the world.

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

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. R marked it as to-read Dec 04, Savannah Darling marked it as to-read Dec 04, Maria rated it liked it Apr 01, Andy Lee rated it really liked it Jun 28, With an obvious and admitted debt to the academy’s favorite photography buff Susan Sontag, Zelizer treats these images as both rare and powerful.

Edwin Li marked it as to-read Dec 07, But when an image depicts complex, ambiguous, or controversial events–terrorist attacks, wars, political assassinations–its ability to influence perception can prove deeply unsettling. Due to its ability to freeze a moment in time, the photo is a uniquely powerful device for ordering and zelozer the world. Cyberfaust marked it as to-read Oct 30,