911 Anniversary

Hoping people are watching the 911 anniversary coverage today.
Always interesting to see how the journalists remember — and how they ask the nation to remember — during major anniversaries such as this. The re-remembering that happens is especially important to note. Research has shown that the journalists’ constant self reflexivity is a way to give them authority to tell and retell this story. Their “I-was-there!” sharing is an important part of the grieving ritual, a way to help the country move from victim to survivor.

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