Digital witnessing of conflicts breaks with the professional monopoly of the journalist and becomes a complex site of struggle, states Lilie Chouliaraki of London School of Economics and Political Science.
Mediatized death is in the spotlight of this article published in Information, Communication & Society. Chouliaraki studies how the status of the death spectacle and our potential engagement with it has changed when multiple actors are filming conflict zones.
The recently published article is available online (free abstract).
Picture: Heavy Gunfire Erupts in Tripoli, by Surian Soosay, licence CC BY 2.0