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NPR News exec Bill Marimow says he agonized over the decision. “The bottom line for me is that the cartoon is so highly offensive to millions of Muslims that it’s preferable to describe it in words rather than posting it on the web,” he says. “In this case, I believe that our audience can, through our reports — on radio and the web — get a very detailed sense of what’s depicted in the cartoon. By not posting it on the web, we demonstrate a respect for deeply held religious beliefs.” || Related Anne Applebaum column.