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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · April
· · · · 02 (1 entry)

Pictures and Lies · There's a fas­ci­nat­ing sto­ry to­day about the LA Times fir­ing a re­porter who, in Iraq, dig­i­tal­ly al­tered a pho­to be­fore ship­ping it back. Ma­jor cred­it is due to the pa­per for be­ing up-front about it, their note even shows the pho­towork in de­tail. This re­al­ly rais­es a deep­er is­sue: are pho­tograph­s, in this dig­i­tal day, use­ful ev­i­dence in es­tab­lish­ing the truth? I think they re­main use­ful, here's why ...
 
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