Time Magazine Stands by Cover After Photo Correction: Captures ‘Stakes of This Moment’


Time magazine is standing by its decision to feature a young, crying Honduran girl on its cover after it came out the child was not actually separated from her mother under President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

The publication’s report on the background to the photo captured by John Moore now contains this correction:

The original version of this story misstated what happened to the girl in the photo after she taken from the scene. The girl was not carried away screaming by U.S. Border Patrol agents; her mother picked her up and the two were taken away together.

Time has received criticism over the cover, including from people in President Trump‘s orbit:

CNN’s Hadas Gold obtained a statement from Time standing by the cover itself:

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