Susie Linfield is the author of The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence. She teaches journalism at New York University, where she directs the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program.
The Brooklyn Museum’s massive show of war photography is a wasted opportunity.
At last we exhaled…; who brought down the Berlin Wall?; Mike Davis on Susie Linfield on Fred Halliday; Linfield’s reply
On socialism or the Middle East, Fred Halliday’s intellectual flexibility was one of his greatest strengths.
It's true--and a cliché--that Hollywood films hold up a mirror to American society. It's equally true--and equally a cliché--that Hollywood films fail to reflect American society.