St. Louis Reacts to the Cartoon Controversy

The St. Louis Post Dispatch today prints reactions to an article earlier in the week by Erik Mink on the cartoon controversy, “Freedom to publish— and not to publish”.

The Post Dispatch felt the need to publish pictures of dead US contractors hanging from a bridge on the front page in 2004, but finds cartoons of a bearded man and his donkey too offensive to put in its pages today… Another media double standard.

Metro St. Louisan Michael Booker sends today’s news with his terrific response to the editorial which is published in today’s paper.

Slapstick writes in that the Rocky Mountain News dares to print one of the cartoons in its honest commentary.


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