Is this offensive? On the blog Visual Editors, a site for people mostly in the design/photojournalism end of the news business, there are a couple of controversies being debated. One is the doctoring of images to enhance their impact — a subject I’ll leave alone, and the other is the picture shown above.
The site says the Business & Media Institute has carried several objections to the photograph — mostly from Iwo Jima vets, who call it “a disgrace.” Is it the picture? Or the assertion that global warming is likened to World War II?