Falling Man

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answer these questions.


In a few paragraphs discuss how YOU, personally, feel about the photograph of “The Falling Man.”  There was a great public outcry when it was published.  Ask yourself:

1. Should this be published?

2. What purpose does it serve?

3. Should news departments not shy away from presenting unpleasant images…or is there a line you should not cross?

4. If you were a family member of the Falling Man, would that change how you feel?  How do you think you would feel if you WERE a family member?