It’s that time of year again. The students in my required Media and Culture course at The New School (I have a day job yes) just uploaded their final projects–a short documentary or commentary piece (limit under 5 minutes)–online. Here’s one of them. Student Erik Luers debates the decision by mainstream media organizations to show (or inability to control the exhibition of) the gory images of the murder of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi:

Further Reading

No more caricatures

Engaging seriously with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life could help us understand how South Africa got where it is and where it’s going.