The Internet on 9/11

Seeing the ways websites covered the event of 9/11 on their websites compared to now is amazing. The difference is so striking that you can practically see how we have now come to view things. While many referred to is as an act of terrorism, some sites used differently terminology like “incident” and simply “plane crash”. Nowadays the internet is filled with a slew of conspiracy theories and “what really happened” according to some news sites and bloggers. Before, there wasn’t as much information and now there is too much information leading to create these theories in the first place. But how much information is too much? Fear can be a powerful factor with sided with the news we view on a daily basis.

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