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Press Release: THE CENTER FOR BIO-ETHICAL REFORM CONDEMNS ASSOCIATED PRESS JOURNALISTIC HYPOCRISY

THE CENTER FOR BIO-ETHICAL REFORM CONDEMNS ASSOCIATED PRESS JOURNALISTIC HYPOCRISY Lake Forest, CA, September 4, 2009: The Center For Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) condemns the journalistic hypocrisy of the Associated Press (AP).  The “disturbing” photo of a U.S. Marine dying in combat is not deemed too “disturbing“ for publication because the AP believes it is in the public interest to “convey the grimness of war and the sacrifice of the young men and women fighting in it.”  The AP, however, has steadfastly refused to publish similarly disturbing photos of abortion.  They apparently believe that it is in the public interest to

Posted in Abortion Images, Corporate Accountability, Graphic Images In Mainstream, News

CBR FORCES U.K. GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER TO PRINT RETRACTION

Note to reader:  Please read from bottom up to preserve proper chronological order (salient points in red): Dear Mr. Cunningham Thank you for your emails. When the New York Times article states that petrol was splashed in the face of the lab technician temporarily blinding her before it was spread in the same room and set on fire it does not suggest that the attack on the lab technician was an accidental consequence of the fact that the perpetrator was spreading petrol about a room in which she was standing. It must have been a foreseeable consequence of setting fire to that

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World Magazine (and others like them) Double Standard

The June 6, 2009 cover of Worldmagazine depicts the slaughter in Tiananmen Square 20 years ago. Click image to enlarge. Educators  for a very long time have understood that the use of disturbing imagery to teach about injustice is not only effective but is a necessity to see an injustice stopped.  Recently World magazine ran a story remembering the 20 year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.   World magazine understood that without pictures of the atrocity, this terrible event would be trivialized, the current suffering of Chinese citizens would be ignored, and that it would be intellectually dishonest to cover up these very

Posted in Graphic Images In Mainstream, News, Social Reform

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