Media war

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If there’s one thing the world isn’t short of, it’s post-horrific-terrorist-acts punditry and analysis. And I know next to nothing about Middle Eastern politics. So there’ll be none of that here. I have only one thought. Would anyone have bothered with it all if they hadn’t known that the whole world would be able to see it happen? That eighteen minute gap between the two planes hitting the World Trade Center can’t have been an accident. One goes in, the TV cameras point at the fire, the second one goes in. We live in a world with total, immediate global media coverage. And this is where it’s got us.

Identity crisis

Stupidity, Politics No Comments