Does the media have an obligation to show graphic images to tell a story? Or, is the media out of line when it shares these images? Is it disrespectful to display death when families are mourning? We’ve seen the image of the drowned refugee child across news outlets, and the New York Daily News chose to show images in the shooting death of Alison Parker from the shooter’s perspective. Do these images evoke enough emotion to promote change?
GUEST: Arthur Schafer, Professor and Director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba