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From Jyllands-Posten

Most U.S. News Orgs Won’t Run Muhammad Cartoons

As violence spreads across the world, Editor & Publisher has the best take yet on why most U.S. news outlets won’t re-publish the satirical images. | story
ABC is one of the very few to do so. | video (there’s a commercial)
Update: Check out the way Truthdig’s Mr. Fish depicted Jesus in a cartoon.
Is it offensive, an exercise in free speech, or both?

Posted on Feb 3, 2006 READ MORE

editorial cartoon by Tom Toles.
From Tom Toles / Washington Post

Joint Chiefs Protest a Cartoon

All six Joint Chiefs of Staff write a very rare letter to the editor of the Washington Post, protesting an editorial cartoon by Tom Toles, which they say demeans wounded American soldiers. | story (Broken by AMERICAblog)
Well, despite the fact that Toles has a valid satirical point to make about the Pentagon’s overextension of troops in the field, we have to wonder: With the insurgency gaining strength every day, and reconstruction efforts crippled by high-level incompetency, this cartoon is what’s upsetting our nation’s military leadership?

Posted on Feb 2, 2006 READ MORE

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