Earlier today, we posted about a wildly inappropriate photo chosen by Guardian editors to illustrate a story about an airstrike which killed Samir Kuntar, the Lebanese-Druze terrorist who brutally murdered several Israelis, including a 4-year-old girl, in Nahariya in 1979.
We sent the following tweet to the Guardian’s picture editor:
After a couple of hours, and more than 50 retweets, the editor, Fiona Shields, tweeted back the following:
@adamlevick Thank you for pointing out the inappropriate use of this picture. We have changed the illustration with this article now.
— Fiona Shields (@fshields) December 21, 2015
Here’s the new photo:
They also added the following addendum at the bottom of the article:
Many thanks to those of you who retweeted our concerns.