A Picture Worth A Thousand Words by Helen Thomas

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by Helen Thomas, Hearst White House columnist
May 7, 2008

Newspaper Criticized For Publishing Photo

WASHINGTON — Some readers resented The Washington Post for publishing an Associated Press photograph of a critically wounded Iraqi child being lifted from the rubble of his home in Baghdad’s Sadr City “after a U.S. airstrike.”

Two-year-old Ali Hussein later died in a hospital.

As the saying goes, the picture was worth a thousand words because it showed the true horrors of this war.


3 thoughts on “A Picture Worth A Thousand Words by Helen Thomas

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  2. Amen to the words of Helen Thomas. The media’s job is suppose to be to give the public the facts, and let the public decide. It is not necessarily the job of the media to pre-censor the facts via omission,

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