That link leads to a N.Y. Times education blog that refuses to show readers the photo, yet links to another Times page where they can see it. Talk about having it both ways!
Because we don't know who he is?
And how about the man being executed, an award winning photo from the Vietnam War!
And it brings to mind the infamous Anniston Alabama story in which a man set himself on fire and called a TV station in advance. The station never aired the film, but the networks did.
Death will always be a part of news coverage. Always. And the line between a Pulitzer Prize winning photo, and one criticized for being too graphic, will continue to move.
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