Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over Deleted Photo of ‘Napalm Girl’

The importance of photojournalism is to tell the story with real photography.  Facebook’s censorship is being questioned by a Norwegian paper based on a citizen’s post of Pulitzer Prize winning photograph – “Napalm Girl” – by Nick Ut.

 

Facebook faced accusations of censorship from Norway’s largest newspaper following its decision to delete posts containing the Pulitzer-winning image of a girl fleeing napalm bombs during the Vietnam War in 1972.

Source: Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over Deleted Photo of ‘Napalm Girl’

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