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'Times' War Photos Artfully Staged, Directed
Gawker.com ^ | 8/9/2006 | Gawker.com

Posted on 08/09/2006 10:40:38 AM PDT by BrynS728

Reuters, you are not alone. The news agency fired a photographer this weekend after it became clear that he had doctored war photos from Lebanon, but it would seem that Reuters isn't the only respectable news organization with this problem. While not quite so stupid as to get sloppy with Photoshop, Tyler Hicks of the venerable New York Times has some questionable work of his own. In this photo, a man appears to be pulling a remarkably un-dusty, possibly dead man from wreckage in Tyre -- note the victim's shorts and his hat, which is conveniently tucked to his side. But in the later photos (after the jump), un-dusty possibly dead man seems to be doing just fine.

(Excerpt) Read more at gawker.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alteredphotos; drivebymedia; fakedphotos; fakephotos; fauxtography; fraud; goebbelswouldbeproud; islamoganda; israel; lebanon; mediabias; mediajihad; mediawar; mohamedanmedia; muhammadsminions; newyorktimes; nyt; photos; powerghraib; propaganda; proterrorist; tylerhicks; yellowjournalism
Although this comes from a NYC gossip website, the story is accurate. The Times issued a correction on the caption of the photo http://www.nytimes.com/ref/pageoneplus/corrections.html - and a pretty weak one at that. It appears that photo altering/staging is likely the norm in the MSM.
1 posted on 08/09/2006 10:40:41 AM PDT by BrynS728
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To: BrynS728

islamoganda bump


2 posted on 08/09/2006 10:42:23 AM PDT by VOA
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To: BrynS728

sorry, I didn't know how to post the photos - you can see them on the Gawker link.


3 posted on 08/09/2006 10:42:55 AM PDT by BrynS728
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To: BrynS728

"The Undead Dead" photo is...PRICELESS


4 posted on 08/09/2006 10:46:54 AM PDT by VOA
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To: BrynS728

The palis are also masters of intricately directed and performed set pieces along the same lines.

...and our vaunted main stream media sups up this drek!

ruefully


5 posted on 08/09/2006 10:48:31 AM PDT by petro45acp (SUPPORT/BE YOUR LOCAL SHEEPDOG! ("On Sheep, Wolves, and Sheepdogs" by Dave Grossman))
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To: BrynS728

You can't have this many fake photos by accident. They surely knew they were publishing fiction.


6 posted on 08/09/2006 10:50:13 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Brilliant
You can't have this many fake photos by accident. They surely knew they were publishing fiction.

Isn't that what the Times does on a daily basis? ;)

7 posted on 08/09/2006 10:53:13 AM PDT by BrynS728
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To: BrynS728

He's not dead. He's just pining for the fjords.


8 posted on 08/09/2006 10:54:54 AM PDT by jim_trent
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To: BrynS728

I don't get why the rescuer is pulling on the supposedly injured (previously dead) guy's arm. He is not going to pull him out over that chunk of concrete. And if the injured guy is supposed to be unconscious, his muscles don't look relaxed enough.


9 posted on 08/09/2006 10:58:23 AM PDT by faq
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To: jim_trent

Bring out your dead.

"But I'm not dead yet, sir!"


10 posted on 08/09/2006 11:00:20 AM PDT by Hayzo
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To: BrynS728
He collapsed in the rubble holding his hat. That's what I'd grab in the event of an air strike. :)
11 posted on 08/09/2006 11:00:27 AM PDT by kinoxi (/s)
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To: BrynS728

Man when they say the first casualty of war is the truth the Hezbullies and there Media hand puppets really take that to heart.


12 posted on 08/09/2006 11:05:04 AM PDT by aft_lizard (born conservative...I chose to be a republican)
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To: BrynS728

The new caption from the NY Times is preposterous - does anyone actually believe that the guy had "fallen" and was not "playing dead"???? His eyes are closed, his head lies back as though lifeless, and he is not helping himself or his rescuer in any way, he is just lying their limp and pretending to be D-E-A-D...... no, the Times has been caught up in an obvious fraud again, and can't seem to come clean.


13 posted on 08/09/2006 11:06:19 AM PDT by Enchante (Democrats do want to see victory in the War on Terror.......just not for our side........)
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To: BrynS728
Photo & caption:

Caption: The mayor of Tyre said that in the worst hit areas, bodies were still buried under the rubble, and he appealed to the Israelis to allow government authorities time to pull them out. (Photo Tyler Hicks The New York Times)

Later Photos:





14 posted on 08/09/2006 11:06:49 AM PDT by sanchmo (If we wish to learn what was going on in Europe in 1938, just look around - V.D. Hanson)
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To: BrynS728
Just more harmless fun at the World Cup.
15 posted on 08/09/2006 11:07:09 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh
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To: sanchmo
DEAD MEN DON'T SWEAT.

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16 posted on 08/09/2006 11:09:15 AM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the job of the media.)
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To: BrynS728

Original news photo shows soldier helping an elderly man.


After applying the MSM Photoshop war filter, the photo shows soldier kicking the poor elderly man.

17 posted on 08/09/2006 11:10:36 AM PDT by Spokane
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To: mware
Is this for REAL?? OMG! Bamboozled again! Bawhahaha!
18 posted on 08/09/2006 11:12:09 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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19 posted on 08/09/2006 11:12:14 AM PDT by SJackson (The PilgrimsóDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do!)
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To: BrynS728

http://www.zombietime.com/reuters_photo_fraud/


20 posted on 08/09/2006 11:16:24 AM PDT by Mo1 (Bolton- "No one has explained how you negotiate a ceasefire with terrorists")
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To: BrynS728
Latest news from across the water is that an English journalist has been arrested for wiretapping, lots of VIPs and, ah, also members of the Royal Family, BBC anyone?
21 posted on 08/09/2006 11:17:04 AM PDT by jerryem (No, NO, It's all about money.)
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To: BrynS728

ping for later reference


22 posted on 08/09/2006 11:18:22 AM PDT by webster
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To: BrynS728
Latest news from across the water is that an English journalist has been arrested for wiretapping, lots of VIPs and, ah, also members of the Royal Family, BBC anyone?
23 posted on 08/09/2006 11:18:59 AM PDT by jerryem (No, NO, It's all about money.)
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To: RoseofTexas
It is for real. note his shorts and hat (hat worn on backwards. They can be clearly seen in these other photos. Also note he has his hat tucked under his left arm.

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24 posted on 08/09/2006 11:21:11 AM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the job of the media.)
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To: Spokane

Wow...that's scary. I'm sure some lib blog will get a hold of the 2nd pic and start touting it as truth. Would be nice then they could be busted when the real pic is shown.


25 posted on 08/09/2006 11:26:20 AM PDT by TrishaSC
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To: BrynS728

I missed this information on the nightly news and on the front page of this morning's paper. Wonder why?


26 posted on 08/09/2006 11:33:49 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: BrynS728
Reuters isn't the only respectable news organization. . .

Respectable? Hardly.

27 posted on 08/09/2006 11:36:13 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: mware

Notice the only thing dusty about him is his hands, which backs up the fact he was actually helping before he 'died'.


28 posted on 08/09/2006 11:39:40 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: BrynS728

REUTERS ONLY FIRED ONE PEN NAME, THE PHOTOGRAPHER STILL TAKES PICTURES UNDER ANOTHER REUITERS PSUEDONIM.

The MSM is still trying to figure out how to react now that they have been caught red handed in the lie.


29 posted on 08/09/2006 11:41:16 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: BrynS728

Its Time to get the New York Times tabloid magazine as well as Reuters.


30 posted on 08/09/2006 11:41:20 AM PDT by JustDoItAlways
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To: MEGoody
Reuters isn't the only respectable news organization. . .

Respectable? Hardly.

Especially now that they've been outed.

31 posted on 08/09/2006 11:42:36 AM PDT by BrynS728
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To: BrynS728

MSM propaganda bump!


32 posted on 08/09/2006 11:47:20 AM PDT by talleyman (Kerry & the Surrender-Donkey Treasoncrats - trashing the troops for 40 years.)
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To: mware

Also the sheen of sweat on undusty man's right shoulder. Dead men don't sweat.


33 posted on 08/09/2006 11:49:28 AM PDT by AFreeBird (... Burn the land and boil the sea's, but you can't take the skies from me.)
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To: Enchante
The new caption from the NY Times is preposterous - does anyone actually believe that the guy had "fallen" and was not "playing dead"???? His eyes are closed, his head lies back as though lifeless, and he is not helping himself or his rescuer in any way, he is just lying their limp and pretending to be D-E-A-D......

Yeah, and you notice that he appears wrapped in wire or rope, as if he is tangled in the debris that "fell around him" in the collapse? Geez, they can't even come up with a decent excuse.

34 posted on 08/09/2006 11:51:39 AM PDT by BrynS728
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The NYT faking pictures? Who would have thunk it?


35 posted on 08/09/2006 11:52:02 AM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: BrynS728

That guy is Adam Sandler.


36 posted on 08/09/2006 11:54:44 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: BrynS728

Tyler Hicks? Isn't he that guy from American Idol?


37 posted on 08/09/2006 11:56:36 AM PDT by printhead
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To: BrynS728

I love how the islamonut "accidentally" wrapped himself up in the wire!

38 posted on 08/09/2006 12:02:11 PM PDT by Yossarian (Everyday, somewhere on the globe, somebody is pushing the frontier of stupidity.)
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To: BrynS728

These Arabs running around in a bomb site playing dead remind me of a bunch of 5 year olds. The MSM photographers remind me of the Nazi War Machine, Propaganda Department.


39 posted on 08/09/2006 12:33:50 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: American in Israel
These Arabs running around in a bomb site playing dead remind me of a bunch of 5 year olds.

They're not running,

They're scampering!!

(Langoliers humor)

40 posted on 08/09/2006 2:11:44 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (I alone, am the chosen one. Because I alone, did the choosing.)
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To: BrynS728

...nice complexion for a dead dude.


41 posted on 08/09/2006 3:25:26 PM PDT by familyop ("Either you're with us, or you're with the terrorists" --President Bush)
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To: BrynS728

Yeah, the way he slipped under all the wires and debris is a dead giveaway that he didn't merely "fall".... and has been noted, he is blatantly "playing dead" not trying to get up.

btw, Michelle Malkin has a great overview of all the "Reuterization" of news, i.e., Hezbollah propaganda served up by the LSM:

http://www.townhall.com/columnists/MichelleMalkin/2006/08/09/the_reuterization_of_war_journalism


42 posted on 08/09/2006 5:07:22 PM PDT by Enchante (Democrats do want to see victory in the War on Terror.......just not for our side........)
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To: BrynS728

The disturbing make believe photos from this disturbing make believe event are shown below. Don’t allow children under the age of 30 to view this horror caused by Israel. Of course, this is Bush's fault.

No Problem! Here comes your Bomb!


43 posted on 08/09/2006 5:25:35 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Grampa Dave

Excellent post! Uncle fester et el.

Keep up the good work.


44 posted on 08/10/2006 3:54:08 AM PDT by free_at_jsl.com
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To: free_at_jsl.com

I gather the creative work of our freepers and try to arrange them in a flow that is humorous and shows how the MSM and their Islamofascists lie to the world.

Thanks for the kind words.


45 posted on 08/10/2006 7:54:56 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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