CNN blurs Mohammad cartoon

CNN is receiving some criticism for its decision to blur caricatures of the Islamic prophet Mohammad, as highlighted this morning on New Day during Ed Lavandera’s report.
mohammed cartoons

During the Charlie Hebdo reporting, senior editorial director Richard Griffiths sent out a memo about depicting Mohammad, and a portion of it is below:

“Video or stills of street protests showing Parisians holding up copies of the offensive cartoons, if shot wide, are also OK. Avoid close-ups of the cartoons that make them clearly legible.”


(H/t Jim Hoft)

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