AP's swift dismissal of Pulitzer-winning photographer necessary to protect profession's integrity

NarcisoContrerasPhotoComparison As journalists, it's essential that we understand our own brand of power in the form of the entry our profession grants us. We have the privilege of access to people, places and events that the general public doesn't.

If we are to claim that our first and greatest obligation is truth seeking on behalf of the public interest, then we owe it to our audience to, at the very least, not actively try to deceive them.

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