When the Huntley-Brinkley Report on NBC aired footage of American casualties in Vietnam it became the subject of intense debate. The same controversy has arisen with other violent or "graphic" images from the Iraq war and Boston marathon bombings. Is there some reluctance by American news media or in our business model, that resists showing gory images?
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