Skip to comments.UK Telegraph Tries its Hand At Anti-Israel Fauxtography
Posted on 07/01/2010 5:24:37 PM PDT by Nachum
Not all fauxtography involves doctoring of recent news photographs; sometimes news sources take an old picture and change the context which also is using photographs to fake a news story. For example the picture below was taken by the Associated Press on January 14, 2009, right after the end of the most recent Israeli war with Hamas.
Last week the UK Daily Telegraph ran an article about the Gaza Blockade, this is how the article looked:
jun17 Does the picture look familiar? Thats because it is the same exact photograph from two years ago. This time the caption says:
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If The Telegraph (the most conservative British daily) does this, one can only imagine the spin The Guardian would put on it.
The second caption changes the tone to make it sound and look like the palestinians are suffering and things are falling down around them because of the blockade.
Last week the UK Daily Telegraph ran an article about the Gaza Blockade... Does the picture look familiar? That's because it is the same exact photograph from two years ago. This time the caption says: