Philly Paper Swaps Ferguson Riot Photo: Did It Do the Right Thing?

By David Walker

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Reading a Philadelphia Magazine report about the decision by editors at the Philadelphia Daily News to change a cover photo in response to some outrage on social media left us wondering: Did photo editors at the Philadelphia Daily News change their minds because they thought they’d made a mistake? Or did they change their minds to avoid controversy and public outcry?

The Philadelphia Daily News cover in question (above, left) featured a photo from Ferguson, Missouri that showed a protestor about to hurl a Molotov cocktail at police. Protests began in Ferguson over the weekend, after police shot …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

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