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The New York Post's decision to publish a photo, by freelance photographer, Umar Abbasi, of the moment before a subway train fatally struck 58-year-old Ki Suk Han on Monday has turned a local tragedy into a national outrage. On CNN's Starting Point Wednesday morning, The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz and Daily Download Editor in Chief Lauren Ashburn decried the publication of the photo as "sensational, stomach-churning," and "profit motive journalism at its worst," but Ashburn took a weird turn when she asked Would The Post have published this if it were a white woman?" »

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