Thinking about graphic content

We’ve just watched “Control Room” and you learned about how different societies deal with graphic content. We are so awash in a world of graphic images today both in our country and abroad– 2016 has been a year of heartbreaking visuals and words. Below are some links to help you learn more about how we treat graphic images in the United States and how other cultures treat them.

Some possible guidelines

Some opinions:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2011/oct/25/dead-gaddafi-photos-war-hell

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/23/graphic-content-photographs-too-upsetting-to-publish-gaza-mh17-ukraine

RTDNA (US) guidelines

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About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication
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