Book Review: David Edwards and David Cromwell Newspeak in the 21st Century London: Pluto Press, 2009. 304 pp. ISBN 978 0745328942 (hbk); ISBN 978 0745328935 (pbk)

@article{BoydBarrett2010BookRD,
  title={Book Review: David Edwards and David Cromwell Newspeak in the 21st Century London: Pluto Press, 2009. 304 pp. ISBN 978 0745328942 (hbk); ISBN 978 0745328935 (pbk)},
  author={Oliver Boyd-Barrett},
  journal={Media, War & Conflict},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={371 - 373}
}
  • Oliver Boyd-Barrett
  • Published 2010
  • Art
  • Media, War & Conflict
  • find new approaches, identifying the ‘cracks’ in systems of conflict rather than persisting with old visual tropes of armed combat. Jon Levy, by contrast, believes in the continuing power of the independent photographer to convey an individual vision. He argued that the practice of embedding photographers, whilst problematic, adds a vital human dimension, revealing not just the mechanics of war, but personal emotions and relationships. He further claimed that working in a conflict zone does not… CONTINUE READING

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