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How Should The Media Cover ISIS?04:45

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Covering horrific events brought about by the Islamic State poses some unprecedented questions to American media organizations. How do newsrooms walk the line between covering these atrocities, and allowing ISIS to dictate the news cycle?

Small decisions can have big implications, like which images to share. NPR’s media correspondent, David Folkenflik, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about the tough decisions news organizations face.


This segment aired on September 3, 2014.

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