The Camera's Eye
October 25, 2012
Barbie Zelizer is a highly renowned scholar, whose research focuses on the cultural dimensions of journalism. She explores, in particular, the areas of journalistic authority, collective memory, and media images in crises and wars. Zelizer's authored and co-authored publications include About to Die: How News Images Move the Public; Journalism After September 11; Reporting War: Journalism in Wartime; The Changing Faces of Journalism: Tabloidization, Technology, and Truthiness; Remembering to Forget: Holocaust Memory through the Camera's Eye; and Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, The Media, and The Shape of Collective Memory. Students came together at Harlos House to enjoy pasta from Bloomingfoods and a lively discussion about the ethics of photojournalism.