Do you believe there are boundaries the Media and the public should not cross when it comes to the dead?
On July 12, 2013, a full body picture of Trayvon Martin as he lie dead appeared on several social media pages, websites and YouTube videos. This photo is not blurred. The photo is part of the video footage from the courtroom fed to the Media pool. It was briefly televised by MSNBC. It became Internet property when it was published as part of a commentary on a site called Gawker.
Previously it had been published by Huffington Post, however, the body was covered and the face was not shown. The MSNBC reporter and Gawker site owner says the report which included the photo was not meant to exploit the sensationalized aspect of the photo and apologized for the anger it caused
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