Skip to comments.Media ethics, consistency questionable in release of photos
Posted on 05/12/2004 3:10:17 PM PDT by swilhelm73
It's time to put up or shut up. Last week I wrote a column saying that CBS should have thought twice before showing the photos from Abu Ghraib prison. The response from readers and even some journalists was like I'd proposed banning the printing press. Numerous e-mailers said I'm no different than a Holocaust-denier who'd ban photos from Auschwitz.
Well, now we have the horrible news that Nick Berg, an American contractor, was beheaded by an al-Qaida affiliated group explicitly in response to the release of the Abu Ghraib photos.
I say in response to the release of the photos - and not the abuse - because that's exactly what I mean.
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