It seems to be the new practice to put pictures of traffic accident scenes on the front page of your papers. While I’m sure it gets people’s attention, I really wish you would consider how it makes the families of the victims feel. I lost my daughter in an accident not long ago and I am so very grateful that there were no pictures of the scene in the paper. Every time I see one of these pictures it literally makes me feel ill. I can’t imagine the pain it must cause the families of the accident victims.
Today’s paper has a picture of the vehicles driven in the Greenwood collision … If Ms. Phillips was your daughter, your wife, your mother or your friend would you really want to see what that vehicle looked like? No. You would not. Nor would you want it posted for others curiosity. Shame on you, for using such horrific circumstances, to promote sales.
Please consider the unbelievable pain the victims families are dealing with on a minute-by-minute basis and imagine what it would do to them to pick up your paper and see their worst nightmare on the front page.
Saddened by your lack of compassion,