James Nachtwey (center, in white shirt), is an excellent and highly awarded news photographer - e.g., Magazine Photographer of the Year seven times - so it must be an embarrassment to see himself in that photo.
Only in the sense that he got caught in the act. They know no shame. They don't even know that this is wrong. To them, this is the essence of "journalism." They are ideological warriors and the news is their weapon to shape public opinion and increase their power.