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Subject: [Leica] Re:Reuters : Bearing Witness
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Thu Mar 20 07:37:05 2008
References: <><024c01c88a2d$e765f7c0$0302a8c0@MacPhisto> <>

Not to get OT but many of these images and others like them have been in 
non-US papers and magazines. We're censored by the 
government and media outlets who saw what showing dead bodies during 
WWII,Korea and Vietnam was the wrong type of propaganda.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lottermoser George" Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:Reuters : Bearing Witness

> Great link - great images, narration and use of current multimedia  
> possibilities.
> Serious questions:
> Who's doing the censoring?
> Does a "market" exist for this type of photo journalism?
> Who would buy the magazine, newspaper, etc. which was filled with  this 
> work?
> Fond regards,
> George
> Picture A Week -
> On Mar 19, 2008, at 8:58 PM, Christopher Williams wrote:
>> I think that if stories and photos like that were published in US  papers 
>> we'd have a different approach to this war. Of course 
>> we'd  then be labeled anti-patriotic but oh well. Way too much censorship 
>>  over here.
>> Thanks for posting the link.
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