August 26, 2002
Professor of Anthropology Douglas Raybeck was quoted in Newsday
on the planned anniversary media coverage of September 11. Raybeck, a psychological anthropologist, said that in the aftermath of September 11 most people have strived to regain normalcy in their lives and that the planned media coverage could erode their progress.
In the Newsday
article, "Covering The Terror, Again: First anniversary of September 11 a media event to remember," Raybeck defined a narrow audience for 9/11 coverage "Is there an audience for this… Yes, but it’s very small - those who were personally involved in the tragedy and the same people who gawk at traffic accidents." More ...