Images are undoubtedly powerful. Just like other resources, images can be taken out of original context in order to provide proof on a particular position, for example.
How do we interpret images in different environments? If an image is broadcasted on network news as opposed to social media, do we believe what we see more? Is the creator of the image important?
Knochel, A.D. (2013). Assembling Visuality: Social Media, Everyday Imaging, and Critical Thinking in Digital Visual Culture. Visual Arts Research. Vol. 39, No. 2 (Winter 2013), pp. 13-27. Published by University of Illinois Press. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/visuartsrese.39.2.0013
Fox News Station Posts Fake Baltimore Riot Photo from Venezuela
curtisfease, Friday, May 1, 2015, Daily Kos
Fox13 Memphis Facebook post used photo from riots in Venezuela and titled it, "Baltimore In Flames."
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