The Columbia Chronicles: Photo Gallery
A picture can say a thousand words, or so it´s been said.
Photo journalists walk a narrow line during disasters. On one hand, they want to show people events as they unfold. Some of these images evoke great sadness in people who look at them.
Photojournalists do not want to infringe on the private moments of people in grief, or people who suffer. How would you decide which photos to print and which ones not to print?
Take a look at the photos aboove. Have our photo-journalists crossed any lines? Are they remaining true to their respnsibility as journalists? Look at these photos and explain why you think they should or should not have been published.