|Maybe it's those other things in the photo that will kill|
|It's not mysterious! A driver hit the girl with her truck|
|This is more neutral and accurate|
Two of the three pieces also have the driverless car. The most interesting is the caption on the "toxins in water" piece: "cars wait to receive bottled water." People in cars are waiting, not the cars themselves. But even here we displace agency onto the inanimate car. That is a measure of how thoroughly infected we are by this rhetoric of the driverless car.
|Columbia Journalism Review|