How different photos can produce a different effect.

20 Nov

Remember my earlier paper about the Newsweek cover article sent from heaven? Well, here I attempted to switch the photos around to see if having a different front cover and headline could effect how the image is percieved and what emotions it invokes.

The original cover:


The alternative image:


The new cover for Newsweek, photoshopped by me.


If you are interested about stereotyping in the media, especially of Arabs, check out this great video of a book/documentary by Jack Shaheen entitled “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People”.


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