Sound-Off: Have Blogs Gone Too Far?

News publications won't even run the name, much less the picture of a rape accuser, but head to your favorite gossip blog and you can find unreleased photos of Rihanna's battered face two years after she was beaten by Chris Brown (and the day after his subsequent restraining order was eased). You can also see the vaginal canal (literally) of a VH1 basketball wife, and most recently (last week), the bloody aftermath of a video model's miscarriage, a result of a vicious beating by her then-boyfriend. As I found myself staring, mouth agape, at each set of pictures, I knew finally, inevitably, definitively, a line had been crossed...


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