War Porn

Friday, April 09, 2004

There was a time that novelist Jim Lewis favored the publication of graphic war photos, like those of the recent mob killing of Americans in Fallujah. Like many others, he believed that such images accurately conveyed the real horrors of war. But since he photographed the aftermath of a horrific atrocity in Congo last summer, he's changed his mind. Lewis tells Bob why he no longer thinks graphic documentation of violence helps anyone to understand the real story.

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