St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographer explains controversial flag-in-trash photo

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The paper has received over two dozen letters and comments about the photo. "I didn't like seeing a flag in the trash, which was why I photographed it," writes the Post-Dispatch's David Carson. "Part of me was pleased to have found the situation because I knew I could make an image that spoke about the foreclosure mess."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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