March 4, 2006

Photo controversy continues

This morning's Ithaca Journal opinion pagecontinues yesterday's complaints about the Journal's publishing a photo including the body of a State Trooper killed in a shootout with bank robbers. One letter, from Monica Armstrong of Dryden, argues that:

Most of us realize when we see a headline that an officer has been shot we can in our minds visualize a horrific scene. We do not need a printed picture to enhance what we already have surmised.

Posted by simon at March 4, 2006 8:10 AM in
Note on photos


Susan said:

The Star-Gazette (Elmira) ran the photo, too. Among the letters of outrage, this alternate view stood out: