New York Post Photographer Watches Man Die

Posted: December 10, 2012 in About Me

gnostic bent

Where does media coverage end and social responsibility begin?

The New York Post is under fire today for running a front-page picture of a man just before he was killed by an oncoming subway train. The headline: “Pushed on the subway track, this man is about to die… DOOMED.”

58-year-old Ki Suk Han was standing on the platform with a number of others waiting for the Q train to arrive and return him home to Queens. As they were waiting, an unidentified panhandler started harassing people and engaged Han in what eyewitnesses say was a very heated argument.

Of course, no one could have predicted what would happen next.

Just as the train was pulling into the station, the man shoved Han, who fell onto the tracks below. He tried to scramble back onto the platform, but it was too late. The train crushed Han and he…

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