Case Study 3
ElPaís.es March 11 Attacks
“Knowing what is newsworthy is the essence of a journalist. Sometimes if there is only text, you have nothing. But if you have a graphic, then there is something. Sometimes when you see it, then you see how this is news.”
Note: This interview was conducted through an interpreter. The author knew some Spanish, and the interview subject knew some English, but the interpreter translated almost everything. The material in quotation marks was either said in English by Rafa Höhr or understood (in Spanish) by the author.
When the bombs exploded at 7:39 a.m., Rafa Höhr was ...