Artists to the war

David Carr of the NY Times writes about tight Pentagon restrictions on war coverage in Iraq. No photos of wounded without their permission, and tighter rules about soldiers’ blogging. (Here’s a link to some of them on I’m thinking that maybe news organizations should send artists, like the ones who work at trials, to send back images from the war. Either that, or the papers could Photoshop out the faces or other distinguishing features of the soldiers. There must be some way to respect their privacy while giving us a true look at what’s going on.

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