Documenting Tragedy: The Ethics Of Photojournalism

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David Folkenflik, media correspondent, NPR
Kelly McBride, senior faculty in ethics, reporting, and writing, Poynter Institute
Stephen Mayes, managing director, VII Photo Agency

When the New York Post published a freelancer's photograph of a man trapped in the path of an oncoming subway train, many photojournalists, editors and consumers decried the decision as unethical. Others argue that the photo was essential to the story.

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