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Viral Photo And Video Of Violence Complicate Caravan Coverage

Even in our perpetually distracted, 24-7-news-cycle state, a powerful photo still has the unique ability to make us stop and think. The latest iteration: the clash between migrants and law enforcement on the southern border and the viral photo of a mother and kids trying to escape tear gas. But can a photo tell a full story?

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Joanna Weiss of Experience Magazine, former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian and Lylah Alphonse of U.S. News and World Report.

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