A function soon to be implemented will load the previous week’s edition when readers reach the bottom of the current one, a function Mr. Shetty said will recall a stack of Newsweeks sitting on a coffee table.Newsweek.com Redesign Aims to Be ‘Snow Fall’ on a Weekly Basis
Okay, this is super meta — but also cool for photojournalism geeks like myself.
In the seconds after the tragic Boston Marathon bombing this morning, Globe photographer John Tlumacki snapped this harrowing and widely-circulated image of 78-year-old runner Bill Iffrig on the ground, three policeman springing into action around him.
But check out the AP image above, taken from the bridge above the finish line just seconds before the Globe photo. If you look carefully, you can actually see Tlumaki in a yellow vest, camera poised, about to take the now-famous photo.
Also, be sure to read this interview with Tlumaki about his experience on the ground today.
This isn’t an essay or simply a woe-is-we narrative about how hard it is to be a black boy in America. This is a lame attempt at remembering the contours of slow death and life in America for one black American teenager under Central Mississippi skies. I wish I could get my Yoda on right now and surmise all this shit into a clean sociopolitical pull-quote that shows supreme knowledge and absolute emotional transformation, but I don’t want to lie.Stop what you’re doing and read this essay by Kiese Laymon over on Gawker right now.