BLURRING THE IMAGES: CNN AND THE CORPORATE MEDIA IN AFGHANISTAN

CNN is showing video of piles of dead and injured people in the sewage ditch just outside the Kabul airport. They are blurring the image. That seems to me to be highly symbolic. The corporate media has been blurring the images coming from Afghanistan for twenty years.

Also, why should Americans have the reality of what is happening in Afghanistan softened?

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