About to Die focuses on one emotionally charged category of news the Vietnam War, and 9/11, Barbie Zelizer demonstrates that modes of. Images of people about to die surface repeatedly in the news, particularly around the difficult and unsettled events of war, political revolution, terrorism, natural. About to Die has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Kim said: Great treatment of suspension in photographs. Zelizer makes a very clear distinction between the as .

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About to Die

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But when an image depicts complex, ambiguous, or controversial events–terrorist attacks, wars, political assassinations–its ability to influence perception can prove deeply unsettling.