SOURCE: Washington Post
How Journalists Decide What War Photos are Too Awful to Publish
The publication of war photos has long involved a balance between public information, respect for the dignity of the dead, and the politic of information in wartime.
Writing a Classic: Richard Tregaskis and "Guadalcanal Diary"
by Ray E. Boomhower
Combat reporter Richard Tregaskis's account of the August 1942 Marine invasion of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands passed military censors and became a popular sensation while offering the public an account of the difficulty and brutality of the Pacific war.
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