AP Defends Photo Release – The Digital Journalist

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In her journal, Ms. Jacobson expresses consideration, compassion and concern for the families of soldiers shown in conflict. Her mission as she states it: “Then, there’s the journalism side of things, which is what I am and why I am here … it is necessary for people to see the good, the bad, and the ugly in order to reflect upon ourselves as human beings.” And reflecting we are. The publication of Jacobson’s image of Cpl. Bernard has stimulated one of the most active discussions in recent memory.