Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Virgin Mary Cartoon Stirs Debate Over Freedom to Offend

Now why can’t the news media in America act this way?

While the Mohammed cartoon controversy rages around the world, a television channel in New Zealand was under fire Wednesday for a decision to show an episode of the South Park comedy series featuring a menstruating statue of the Virgin Mary.


TV Works responded by announcing Tuesday that because of the controversy, it would now screen the episode on Wednesday night, to give viewers the opportunity to make up their own minds.
Marquette Tribune, are you reading this?