• Posts Tagged ‘Thomas de Zengotita’

    Screen Savor

    by  • February 8, 2018 • Commentary • 0 Comments

    It’s ten years old now, written before the rise of social media, but Mediated: How the Media Shapes Our World and the Way We Live in It remains a crucial text of our era. Written by Thomas de Zengotita, an anthropologist who teaches at the Dalton School and New York University, was a bracing...

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    Going positive

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Commentary • 1 Comment

    How many people have to die to suspend a presidential campaign for a day? Seriously – had, say, only eight persons died in the Aurora shooting, would the candidates have shut down their campaigns? What about five? I ask similar questions of my Basic Reporting students: Suppose Al Qaeda had quietly murdered 3,000 people...

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