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When friends and lovers die and your world gets quieter; that's when the silence comes closer; that's when next isn't the least bit theoretical or abstract.
I'm a schoolteacher and a writer. So that's what I do.
Technology has changed the way book publishing works, as it has changed everything else in the world of media.
The media is not at all homogeneous in the way it tells us about war.
The web continues to be a source of important photographs you see nowhere else.
Vietnam is often called our only uncensored war, but that only means that the government wasn't vetting the pictures and words.
War is big and there are only so many reporters and only so many places for their words and images to appear. Choices are made constantly.
You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations, but precious few images.
All governments in all wars have used all the means at their disposal to put their own motives, decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces, in the best possible light.
Television broadcasts have, in the main, been more suggestive, less specific, more distant in their images than the print press: often you knew that lump was a dead body only because a chattering reporter told you it was.
They say the death of a parent puts you in time because that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death: you're next. I don't buy it.
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