[WikiEN-l] Muhammad image in NY Times

Nathan nawrich at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 14:33:29 UTC 2008


Media coverage of the Muhammad image problem.

On Feb 5, 2008 9:14 AM, Steve Summit <scs at eskimo.com> wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
> > For me the greatest concern of a censorship mechanism is that it
> > blatantly encourages NPOV violation as common practice.
> "Censorship" is of course a heavily loaded word, but I've never
> viewed content-tagging mechanisms, or "hide" mechanisms that are
> positively *un*hidden by default, as censorship.
> (But yes, were such mechanisms in place, I suppose epic POV
> battles would be bound to erupt around the question of whether to
> use them in particular cases, immaterial though the outcome would
> be to the majority of readers who browse using default settings.)
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