Worldwide News Media Shows More Faked Photos
Once again the news media of the world is caught printing fake news and photographs. Last year alone, Reuters News was forced to admit that over a thousand of its news photos and stories in the last two years were false, faked or entirely staged to “create” news. (BFP articles about faked stories and photos in the major news media here, here, here and here)
This time it is faked photographs of Iranian missiles being launched. It turns out that some of the missiles didn’t launch at the test, but what the heck… no problem… a little PhotoShop and the missile test is successful!
At least with blogs the consumers of news have opportunities to discuss, research and correct the news, but if citizens disagree with CBC or The Nation – well, it is “letter to the editor time” and you know how far that gets you!
How did this latest fake photo get spotted?
oh… you know. Bloggers!
Here is photo showing the added missle and changes…
NY Times: In an Iranian Image, a Missile Too Many
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