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New York Post coverage of Boston bombings

The New York Post has been criticized this week for showing a photo of two men they implied were suspects. The Post’s response:
“Post editor Col Allan defended the newspaper’s decision to run its cover and the story, telling The Huffington Post’s Michael Calderone: ‘We stand by our story. The image was emailed to law enforcement […]

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Would you post this photo?

A photo of a dead man (drowning victim) is posted on a hometown website.
WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGE!
The police are asking people to help identify the victim.
Would you run this photo? The man’s next of kin obviously have not been notified because police don’t know who he is.
What are the pros and cons of running this image? […]

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