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Michael Shaw, publisher of BAGnewsNotes, posted a stunning piece on Huffington Post about the new military rules that require photographers to get written permission from wounded soldiers in order to publish their pictures. The piece is basically a dispatch from embedded photographer Michael Kamber describing how the tightened restrictions affect his ability to show Americans what is happening in the war. Shaw leads with this picture by Kamber two weeks ago and wonders if it will be the last image of an American casualty that we are allowed to see….You must read this one.
—David Schonauer