Thursday, September 08, 2005

Recommended Reading

Found a fascinating blog today in which the writer deconstructs news photographs and captioning, many of which are carefully scripted for propaganda effect - psy-ops, if you want to paint in broad strokes. The Bush administration is a master at manipulating visuals - hence the many photo-ops - and while their attempts are often gimmicky and ring false, it's important to understand the silent messages they're sending.

His commentary on the images we're seeing from Katrina is must-read stuff.


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