Too Gruesome: NY Daily News Edits Boston Marathon Photos

Competing news outlet outraged by misrepresentation of the tragedy.

be newsThe New York Daily News is being criticized for editing a photo that is in wide circulation of the carnage at the Boston Marathon. The photo was featured on the front page of the Tuesday paper.

The original photo shows a woman laying down with a serious open wound from the explosion. The Daily News edited the photo to cover up the wound which many are saying is unrealistic.

According to the ethics code of the National Press Photographers Association, “Editing should maintain the integrity of the photographic images’ content and context… Do not manipulate images … in any way that can mislead viewers or misrepresent subjects.”

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