The Malaysia Air Crash: Should We Publish Pictures of Bodies? – Megan Garber – The Atlantic

The Malaysia Air Crash: Should We Publish Pictures of Bodies?

There are only nine images of the crash so far from the Reuters news wire, and the one containing the young woman’s body is the most illustrative of them all. It’d be easy to miss her, pale and small, within the wreckage. It’d be easy to miss the warning Reuters appended to its caption: “ATTENTION EDITORS – VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATH.”

More Questions Over Ethics: Is Reuters Enabling ISIL and are they Working with Sympathizers Again? — BagNews


Image phpMore Questions Over Ethics: Is Reuters Enabling ISIL and are they Working with Sympathizers Again?

Most of the news agency photos being published of actual ISIS fighters (with a few exceptions stated below) are being pulled from either Twitter sites run by Isis or from jihadi-related Twitter posts. The question is, how is Reuters getting these pictures? And more significantly, has Reuters been enabling ISIL over the past three weeks in exchange for access?

Time clarifies: Ruined images in D-Day video were photo illustration | Poynter.


Screen Shot 2014 06 30 at 12 43 51 PM52Time clarifies: Ruined images in D-Day video were photo illustration

As a professional photographer for the past 34 years, with a wealth of experience developing film, I could not explain why the “ruined” negatives shown in the video looked the way they did. Then, after carefully scrutinizing all the negatives shown in the video, I figured it out.
I had just discovered a journalistic no-no, a breach of trust, a total fraud. TIME had faked nine photographs in their documentary video and never explained to the viewer what they had done.