Out of Respect to Muslims New York Times Refuses to Republish Charlie Hebdo Caricatures
Rabat – Unlike some American news organizations that published the Charlie Hebdo cartoons out of a sense of solidarity with its slain journalists, the New York Times has decided not to run the drawings mocking the prophet Mohammed.
The NY Times’ executive editor, Dean Baquet, is said to have decided not to publish the Charlie Hebdo cartoons in “consideration of the sensibilities of Times readers, and especially its Muslim readers.”
“We have a standard that is long held and that serves us well: that there is a line between gratuitous insult and satire. Most of these are gratuitous insult,” he was quoted as saying.
The decision not to show the images of the prophet Muhammad was also taken by the Washington Post (on its news pages), the Associated Press, CNN and many other American news organizations.
However, Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post were among those that did publish the Charlie Hebdo drawings.
CBC and French CarlieHebdo cartoons
(CBC - Canada Broadcasting Company)
This is what real journalism looks like, not what all those enemies of Islam show and tell.
Why won't CBC broadcast/publish the #CharlieHebdo cartoons? David Studer, the CBC's director of Journalistic Standards and Practices, explains:
Canada once again sets the standards and principles other media lack...