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Bag’s Take-Away:NatJournal OBL cover does twist on V-J Day and ambiguous meaning of bin Laden demise. Pic also draws contrast to USA chants, fist pumps and breast beating in Times Square last Sunday.
How Visual Media is Framing bin Laden…
For The Economist, it’s in terms of the billion dollars he cost, along with the thousands of terror and war visuals he spawned. (If you squint, you can tell that would also include more than a fair share of Economist covers.)