Today’s tremendous news comes from the struggle in Libya where images and amateur video are emerging that claim to show the minutes surrounding the death of that country’s former dictator, Col. Moamar Ghadafi (spelled the CNN way). As Libyans and others around the world celebrate an end to his brutal rule, others are grappling with what images to release.
CNN published both the criticism and praise it has gotten over some of the photos it has published. Images of Ghadafi bleeding and being jostled by a hostile group, and a still of what looks to be his face post-mortem are all over the Web now. Gawker also has a chilling video of what it’s calling Gaddafi’s (Gawker spelling) “last moments.”