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Reading news reports about four Americans killed and mutilated in Fallujah was shocking, but seeing the pictures and the video was even more disturbing. What images should we see from a war zone? And how do editors decide what to run? Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to talk about pictures of war.

Guests:

George De Lama
*Deputy managing editor for news at The Chicago Tribune

Kenneth (Kenny) Irby
*Visual journalism froup leader for the Poynter Institute

David Perlmutter
*Associate professor at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication
*Senior fellow at LSU's Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs
*Author of Photojournalism and Foreign Policy and Visions of War: Picturing Warfare from the Stone Age to the Cyberage