There is one final risk associated with stories like this -- and one that often keeps journalists awake at night -- is that our report could end up serving the goals of propagandists. To let this fear cripple our work would amount to erasing the difference between journalism and propaganda.
We chose to not let that happen. We did not turn our sight away from a rocket launch site, just as we did not flinch while filming the dead piled up in Rafah's morgues.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
That Rocket Launcher
Interesting and "balanced" background report by guy from Indian TV who shot that rocket launcher and firing next to his hotel. He says it's not quite the "ah-hah" moment claimed by many.
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