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I would like to express my concern about this article. Principally I
would like to know what the picure shows. There is no picture legend. It
appears to show the body of a murder victim. What is the justification for
showing this grizly picture? How does it inform us about gun crime? Has
the dead person's family been asked for consent of this picture? One
appreciates that in some spheres of the media there is no control over
pictures which are published simply to attract attention but i am
disappointed that the BMJ operates in a similar vein to the Sun newspaper.
At least with the Sun Newspaper there would be some kind of caption to the
photograph. I personally think it is offensive to publish such pictures
unless they advance the information somehow. In this case i think it is
merely representative of the banal level of information contained within
the BMJ. As usual after checking the jobs section it is straight into the