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Death makes the news: how the media censor and display the dead

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Death concealed: the picture problem -- "Cold bodies are hot stuff" -- Alternative images -- The industry's ample access -- Intentionally ambiguous images -- Layers of resistance -- Word versus image -- Death revealed: exceptions to the rule -- Pictu...

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Main Author: Fishman, Jessica M.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York New York University Press [2017]
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Summary:Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Death concealed: the picture problem -- "Cold bodies are hot stuff" -- Alternative images -- The industry's ample access -- Intentionally ambiguous images -- Layers of resistance -- Word versus image -- Death revealed: exceptions to the rule -- Pictures in the popular and patrician press -- Nationality and the "newsworthy" image -- Innocence and the "newsworthy" victim -- Mass tragedy and the biggest disasters -- The fantastic feats of some photos -- Victims seeking visibility -- In the end -- Appendix: defining a postmortem picture -- Notes -- Index -- About the author
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:viii, 281 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9780814760451
9780814770757