How images of death have shaped journalism

    Despite the availability of violent movies, photos and news clips, seeing a photo of death still proves more powerful than reading about it.

    Today on Radio Times, Penn professor Barbie Zelizer talks about her book, About to Die: How News Images Move the Public, and how those images have shaped journalism. Photojournalist Ron Haviv will talk about his work shooting images of conflict and crises, which often lead to violence.

    Listen live at 11 a.m. on 91 FM.


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