In the end, sometimes our reactions were divorced from reason and rationale, and had nothing to do with how we felt about him. They were reactions born of the raw emotion that comes when a seam in the fabric of our culture unravels, when someone as undeniably monumental as Michael Jackson dies.
--Monica Hesse, Washington Post
Words Mediate Reality; Journalists Mediate the Narrative - Speaking of words and their meanings, journalists are referred to as "media" because they mediate between two realities; or, between reality and the reader...
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