Thursday, September 10, 2015

Did you know, a newspaper in Germany ran an entire copy without any pictures?...find out why..


in a recent report,i100 reports that,German newspaper Bild ran its online and print editions without any pictures on Tuesday, instead used text only and grey space where images would usually be.when asked,The country's biggest tabloid said it took the decision after facing a backlash over its choice to publish the moving photographs of three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan al-Kurdi 
washed up on a beach in Turkey last week.
In an editorial, published on the paper's website, digital editor Julian Reichelt defended the power of photography to shock, to change policy and to alter public opinion
Without pictures the world would be more ignorant, the needy even more invisible, more lost. Many crimes would simply be forgotten without a visual reminders, no atonement, no penance, no apologies to prevent learning and memory. Photographs are the screams of the world.Like many other newspapers last week, Bild chose to publish the image of Aylan laying face down on the beach on a sombre cover page:
View image on Twitter
so,the question is,Would any other newspaper in the world have the balls for this? 

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