In April 2011 letters were sent to public figures, elected officials and citizens with a direct personal connection to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. They were asked to reflect a decade after the pivotal events on a statement they had made immediately after the attacks.
Young Americans share their memories of growing up in a post-9/11 world, where they were that day and how it changed their lives. This multi-faceted project from professor Amy Eisman's Writing for Convergent Media class shows how the events of September 11 shaped their generation in unexpected ways.
SOC prof & Center for Social Media director Pat Aufderheide looks at TV news coverage of 9/11 in an article re-released for the launch of the Television Archives, a library of news perspectives concerning 9/11. Aufderheide's article was written immediately after the 9/11 attacks. Read more
'Rebirth' Reflects on 9/11
Katie L. Bieze, an MA Film student at SOC as well as a Center for Social Media fellow, interviewed filmmaker Jim Whitaker about his newest film, Rebirth, a documentary that grants the audience intimate and often painful access to five individuals who experienced the tragedy of 9/11 firsthand, for the online edition of Documentary magazine. Read more
America's Most Political Students React to bin Laden