The New York Post prompted outrage Wednesday after publishing a front page photograph of slain photojournalist James Foley seconds before he was beheaded by a Islamic State militant.
— Due to its graphic nature, TheBlaze has chosen not to publish the image. Those who want to view the cover can click here (warning graphic content) —
Individuals turned to Twitter to blast the tabloid New York newspaper, calling the cover “disrespectful” and “disgraceful.”
The front page of the New York Post today is disgraceful
— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) August 20, 2014
So, @nypost have printed a full front-page pic of Foley's murder, which I don't recommend you click on but do recommend you get angry about.
— Tom Chivers (@TomChivers) August 20, 2014
.@nypost has used extremely graphic photo of James Foley's murder on front page, which I won't tweet here. Their editor should be ashamed.
— Jack Moore (@JFXM) August 20, 2014
What the hell is wrong with the people @nypost and the Daily News? Putting those screenshots on the front page was absolutely disrespectful.
— Anne Kearney (@AnneKearney00) August 20, 2014
Don't recommend you look at @nypost. Today's front page is grotesque & could have been designed by ISIS themselves. Idiots.
— Alex von Tunzelmann (@alexvtunzelmann) August 20, 2014
— Jason Solomon (@solomonster) August 20, 2014
The .@nypost are using an image of James Foley's murder on their front page to sell copies. Utterly shameful. Don't click.
— Steve Rose (@steveplrose) August 20, 2014
There's something very wrong with the editorial staff at the @nypost who went with that front page.
— Kimberley Ramplin (@Kimbo_Ramplin) August 20, 2014
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