Sunday, August 06, 2006

Reuters Doctors Photo

The Jerusalem Post reported that Reuters had doctored a photograph of the aftermath of a strike in Beirut. Read the article:
Reuters news agency admitted on Sunday that it had digitally altered a photograph of an Israeli attack on Lebanon on Saturday, showing more smoke than was actually present.

The photograph, as initially published, showed an aerial view of Beirut after an IAF attack, with two large pillars of smoke rising over the city. The caption read: Smoke billows from burning buildings destroyed during an overnight Israeli air raid on Beirut's suburbs.
I found the following at StikNstein:

Saturday Reuters posted this image (taken by their photographer Adnan Hajj) of the destruction of the Beruit suburbs. It has clearly been PHOTO SHOPPED to make it more dramatic. The image and story is here at Little Green Footballs.

photoshop technique called cloning.


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