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Saturday, November 08, 2008

Still life

People say the web is increasingly about video. Maybe it is. Nevertheless, the most eloquent media coverage of the sub-prime crisis I've seen is this sound and pictures presentation from Magnum's Bruce Gilden. It's called "Foreclosures" and it's made up of pictures of boarded-up boxes in Florida together with the life stories of the people who used to live in them. You should watch it. It takes eight minutes.

1 comment:

Terence said...

I suppose we could call it irony. As the last interview is conducted, we hear Stevie Wonder in the distant background, singing "don't you worry 'bout a thing...."