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The politics of pity: suffering as spectacle (guest blog)

Abril, Andrea (2008) The politics of pity: suffering as spectacle (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (23 Jul 2008). Website.

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We live in a world where we can watch disasters and suffering unfold around the world. New technologies mean that every war, every famine, every hurricane can be covered live and direct. But do we actually notice what is happening to those involved? Polis Summer School student Andrea Abril has been thinking through the moral dilemmas. This is her report:

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 07:29
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:23

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