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The Portland Press Herald front-page that caused controversy. (AP)
The Portland Press Herald front-page that caused controversy. (AP)

Readers of the Portland Press Herald in Maine objected to a picture of a Ramadan celebration that appeared on Sept. 11, 2010, prompting the paper to issue an apology for being insensitive. We take a look at some of the issues raised by the controversy and by the online reaction to it.

Guests:

  • Richard Connor, editor/publisher, Portland Press Herald
  • Bob Giles, curator, Nieman Foundation
  • Andrew Phelps, reporter, wbur.org, and host of Hubbub

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This program aired on September 16, 2010.

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