.. and one of the many comments on the infamous mobile video
link even though I don’t agree with the ‘we-have-been-there-too’ impetus, but these following points are very interesting: first is an excerpt from Rob Shields’ posting on spaceandculture, ..
… second is cited from the link of Anne’s comment to the same article.
In my eyes these grainy images posted are more likely to beat back with the same strategies the major news channles like CNN set up for their credebility and authenticity claims (meant are their pixelated videophone transmissions etc …) and in this sense these images subvert as Fintan O’Toole points out exactly those specific habits …
Finally it might be an interesting point that from my just recently started observation of the newly raised news channels like aljazeera international or France24, so far I haven’t detected similar ‘old-fashioned’ strategies to create authentical relations. Thus it might be worth to keep an eye on their just developing visual language.