Watching the World Change With a nonstop news cycle, the advent of digital photography, and the Internet all converging, 9/11 was perhaps the first tragedy experienced immediately worldwide. David… Watching the World Change With a nonstop news cycle, the advent of digital photography, and the Internet all converging, 9/11 was perhaps the first tragedy experienced immediately worldwide. David… 2006-08-22 Nonfiction Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Review

Watching the World Change (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Aug 22, 2006; Writer: David Friend; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

With a nonstop news cycle, the advent of digital photography, and the Internet all converging, 9/11 was perhaps the first tragedy experienced immediately worldwide. David Friend explores the meaning of the day's overly familiar and unfamiliar imagery — from news coverage to amateur photos in Watching the World Change. Target Audience Photo buffs and news junkies. Worth It? An impressively sweeping analysis. When it comes to 9/11, no, we haven't seen everything.

Originally posted Aug 18, 2006 Published in issue #893 Aug 25, 2006 Order article reprints
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