h Everyone along the street seemed to be watching the same thing. The evenings were still light and curtains were not yet drawn, so people’s TV sets were visible through their ground-floor windows. All the screens showed the burning Twin Towers. This mass consumption of the same news – as happened on September 11, 2001 – is rarer now. The ever-multiplying number of media platforms continues to fracture the attention of their audiences.
Back then, I was on my way back to my flat in Brussels to pack for a flight across the Atlantic. Two days later, I was able to …read more
Source: The Conversation