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Should the media publish photos of terrorists?

By Phil Gurski      

You could argue it glorifies violence. But doesn’t the public have a right to know?

The French flag flies at the French Embassy on Bastille Day, the day a radicalized driver plowed through a crowd of national-day revellers in Nice, killing 84 people. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Media have one important job to do: report the news. Sometimes they also bring in people to help us understand the news and speculate on what it means. At times, outside experts contribute much-needed analysis and insight, and at others they provide little of value to the issue at hand. In reporting the news there is a measure of objectivity. True, media outlets have to choose what to distribute; and as there is far too much happening in

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