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People, the media and the death of Osama bin Laden 1

People, the media and the death of Osama bin Laden

Within moments, a media blitz ran across virtually all television networks in what could only be described as a grotesque celebratory display, reflective of a level of emotional immaturity that borders on cultural psychosis. Depictions of people running through the streets of New York and Washington chanting jingoistic American slogans, waving their flags like the members of some cult, praising the death of another human being, reveals yet another layer of this sickness we call modern society.

Witness This promo video 0

Witness This promo video

Multimedia is fast becoming the ‘in thing’ in the South African media industry. Media organisations that offer online content in the form of videos, podcasts and slideshows on their websites are getting a lot more traffic than those that simply regurgitate text stories with a couple of photographs.