The US military still blames the media for stories and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
Which suggests something about media and war: it's not just that events happen and the media documents and presents them. There is a third element: what the public is ready to accept, what the public wants to know.
Bridges are perhaps the most invisible form of public architecture.
It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.