Language Matters as We Try to Describe What Happened

Wall, Beverly
December 2001
Nieman Reports;Winter2001, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p10
Asserts the importance of language in describing the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Dominant theme in the news and public commentary since September 11; Why people evolve a language; Root of the phrase, Ground Zero that is being used to designate the site of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York City.


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