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Gaddafi Video Image Highlights Changed News Era

David Barron writes on a news site in Houston, the, how a stills grab from a phone video has highlighted a changed news era:
…..’Along with their regular diet of traffic reports, weather forecasts and celebrity briefings, television viewers were jarred into consciousness Thursday morning by graphic video and photos of the battered, bloodied body of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’. ……”The professional journalist traditionally has balanced between telling and showing the truth and trying not to repulse or repel the reader or viewer,” McBride said. “That is changing. Rather than asking ‘Should we show this?’ journalists are asking ‘How should we show this?’ ”….. read on here: