An Interesting Piece from The Guardian Today

Hello all,

I found this article in The Guardian this morning. It describes how the Associated Press was one of the last foreign news organizations allows in Nazi Germany, apparently due to its willingness to cooperate with the Nazi government and only publish material seen as supporting their cause. I think it highlights some very important issues surrounding the curation, editing, and perception of narratives. The article highlights the effects of publications (journalism and photography) based on who conveys them and what they decide to include and leave out. Hitler’s Germany is perhaps one of the most extreme and horrifying cases of media manipulation, since we now know of the atrocities that it supported. An interesting and relatively short read.

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