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AP captures Hezbollah setting up Photo Shoot for Reuters [Staging the Fauxtos]
Yahoo! News Photos/ Reuters: Sharif Karim/Mohamed Azakir / AP:tbd ^ | Aug 11, 2006 | Taxrelief, Shermy, HKMk23

Posted on 08/11/2006 11:47:13 AM PDT by TaxRelief

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To: jimboster
Let her know how you feel about this.

Funny, funny choice of words. This is not an issue concerning "feelings".

We are discussing a standard of performance and a quality of work product.

201 posted on 08/12/2006 6:17:12 AM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: TaxRelief; Buckhead; LS; Shermy; abb; Milhous; Liz; george76; martin_fierro; Jim Robinson; kcvl; ...

Good Morning.

AT&T/YAHOO has the sad story of photo altering as one of the top 4 lead stories this morning.

Rooters/AP/AFP/ABCNNBCBS and the NY Slimes after this past week know that they are being monitored around to clock re altered fauxphotography, staged fauxphotography and their anti America/Israel BS posing as News.

They know what happened to Blather, Mapes and CBS when their faux story was exposed as lies and forged documents.

Will they change their vile behavior? Probably not. However, now they are fair game across the internet and conservatives sites. The Lebanon Fauxtography has been another major awakening of Americans re the vile reality and state of the MSM.

Last month, Freeper LS was a guest on the Rush Limbaugh show. LS discussed how the battle of Midway was the beginning of the end for the Japanese in WW II.

The battle of Lebanon may have been the Battle of Midway for the MSM. Like the Battle of Midway which took long and tough followup over the years by our Navy, Marines, Soldiers and Airment, the end of the vile MSM will take a few more years and a lot of hard battles.


202 posted on 08/12/2006 6:44:49 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: TaxRelief

I see no reason to think that he's not collecting the toys after they've been photographed, so that they can be placed somewhere else another day.


203 posted on 08/12/2006 6:50:16 AM PDT by Sloth ('It Takes A Village' is problematic when you're raising your child in Sodom.)
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To: TaxRelief

They are so busted. This is going to be funny to watch them try to squirm out of this.


204 posted on 08/12/2006 6:51:24 AM PDT by LS
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To: TaxRelief

bump


205 posted on 08/12/2006 7:14:35 AM PDT by GOPJ (Al Gore - the original "Millions Could Die" kind of guy....)
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To: PajamaTruthMafia
Perfect!

Good detective work!

(Game, set, match .... To the pajama-reporters.)

Robt is waiting for the MSM to/20-20, and ABBCNNBCBS to report these flasehoods and blatant lies.

Still waiting for ABBCNNBCBS...

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206 posted on 08/12/2006 8:12:29 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: w1andsodidwe

Wiffle balls?


207 posted on 08/12/2006 8:13:40 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: right-wingin_It

What's the story about the burning book (Was it supposedly a Koran?)


208 posted on 08/12/2006 8:19:08 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: MHGinTN

The AP photographers' lives aren't worth a plugged nickel now around the Hezzi murderers, since they exposed one of their tricks for staging scenes.

**
Exactly what I was thinking.

I wonder how many guys they need to carry the suitcase full of that ugly fat woman -- scar on her face, hands in the air -- who has been staged in the loss of 2 homes in Lebanon.


209 posted on 08/12/2006 8:25:18 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: TaxRelief
From EU Referendum today

I start with this piece, a direct quote from photographer Bryan Denton who alleges that photographers are complicit in digging bodies from graves to stage photo opportunities. He writes as follows:

I have been working in Lebanon since all this started, and seeing the behavior of many of the Lebanese wire service photographers has been a bit unsettling.

While Hajj has garnered a lot of attention for his doctoring of images digitally, whether guilty or not, I have been witness to the daily practice of directed shots, one case where a group of wire photogs were choreographing the unearthing of bodies, directing emergency workers here and there, asking them to position bodies just so, even remove bodies that have already been put in graves so that they can photograph them in peoples arms. These photographers have come away with powerful shots, that required no manipulation digitally, but instead, manipulation on a human level, and this itself is a bigger ethical problem.

Whatever the case is — lack of training, a personal drive as a photographer to show what is happening to your country in as powerful a way as possible, or all out competitiveness, I think that the onus is on the wire services themselves, because they act as the employer/filter of their photogs work. Standards should be in place or else the rest of us end up paying the price. And I'm not against the idea of local wire photographers, but after seeing it over and over for the past month, I think it is something that is worth addressing. While I walk away from a situation like that, one wire shooter sets up a situation, and the rest of them follow... The quote can be found at the following url in a thread on the "Lightstalkers" forum that begins with a reference to this blog. Lightstalkers is an international photographers forum.

210 posted on 08/12/2006 8:25:33 AM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: Grampa Dave
Carrying the war in the Pacific metaphor further, FReepers could formalize MSM's ongoing decimation in a "War Plan Pink". (Japan got colored orange during WWII so MSM gets colored pink.)

Thrusters, Cautionaries, and War Games

. . .

Various versions of the American contingency plans against Japan, dubbed "War Plan Orange," actually did envision a dash across the Pacific by the U.S. fleet.

. . .

Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, reflecting after the war about NWC's contribution, said "Nothing that happened during the war was a surprise ... except the kamikaze."


211 posted on 08/12/2006 8:50:45 AM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: Milhous; Liz; george76; TaxRelief; martin_fierro; abb; Buckhead

"Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, reflecting after the war about NWC's contribution, said "Nothing that happened during the war was a surprise ... except the kamikaze."

It is past time to turn the MSM's Marxist Lunatics posing as journalists, editors and photographers into suicidal Kamikazes, like Blather and Mapes, whenever they come out with their Faux news and photos to make America, Israel and our president look bad.


212 posted on 08/12/2006 9:02:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Julliardsux

I dont waste my time trying to discern the actual actions being taken in staging the photos or who put what where or when etc, etc.

All I care about is are the hustling [as per usual for the Media and Arabs], and the answer is obviously yes.


213 posted on 08/12/2006 9:03:43 AM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep")
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To: Julliardsux

yeah-

I mean- this guy could have shown up in the bombed out ruins with his shiny new bag- and been searching for (no- not family heirlooms or family photos) shiny new toys that "survived" the blast......

just as Sharif showed up with his camera......

but proof? you want proof? talk to Rather and Mapes...


214 posted on 08/12/2006 9:03:44 AM PDT by eeevil conservative (JOHN BOLTON FOR PRESIDENT)
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To: TaxRelief

bump


215 posted on 08/12/2006 9:05:28 AM PDT by lowbridge (I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming, like his passengers.)
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To: right-wingin_It
We also ought to remember AP journalistsTM celebrating their The Pulitzer Prize for Felony Murder for a photo taken by Islamofascist stringers showing their Islamofascist buddies murdering Iraqi election officials.


216 posted on 08/12/2006 9:22:23 AM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Yeah..the burning book is a Hajj photo. It was pulled with his other 920 photos. Are we to expect that hours after the missle strike, he serendipitously came across an approximately 50% burning Koran, dust free, on top of the rubble?? I mean it's also postioned open so you can see the writing while the pother half is buring. It's staged, like these minnie mouse and other toy photos. The half burning Koran is the ultimate symbol of aggression and a call to arms.
217 posted on 08/12/2006 9:22:30 AM PDT by right-wingin_It
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To: TaxRelief
My note to al-reuters:
Here's some clear evidence of staged photos from Lebanon you've been posting around the world.

For a good look at your obvious inability to spot a staged photo and your pathetic unwillingness to consider your role in propping up terrorists while simultaneously giving Israel a blackeye, take a peek here:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1681977/posts

You should know that obviously staged photos are just as bad as photoshopped images. You may be interested to know that your images are now commonly referred to as "fauxtographs". This should bother you.

It really should bother a "news" organization that its credibility is lost completely and its willingness to ally itself with terrorists to spread their propoganda worldwide is despicable.

I believe another massive "kill photo" order is warranted and a worldwide retraction would be nice.

While you're busy soul-searching or spare time you might search your article database for any example calling a terrorist a terrorist. Finding one or even two will likely keep you busy for some time.

Sad. Very sad.

(Tunehead54)


;-)
218 posted on 08/12/2006 9:25:34 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: PajamaTruthMafia; george76; Grampa Dave
FYI Green Helmet Guy got an MSM makeover to morph into Blue JournalistTM Guy:


220 posted on 08/12/2006 10:00:54 AM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: Tunehead54

Excellent!

Rooters, AP, AFP, ABCNNBCBS, LA Slimes and NY Slimes can no longer put this crap out with impunity.

It will get blown back into their vile faces everytime.


221 posted on 08/12/2006 11:41:09 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Milhous; george76; Grampa Dave

Richard's on em! Nice story in the Rocky Mountain News today that had some background on him:

[snip]
British journalist Richard D. North was one of the founding writers of The Independent. He later wrote for the Sunday Times, and is currently media fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London. On his weblog, eureferendum.blogspot.com, North presents evidence about the staging of the Qana photos.

In an Aug. 5 report titled "Qana - the director's cut," North compiles Qana photos from the still pictures and videos shot by the media there. (Among the photographers at Qana was Reuters' soon-to-be-fired Hajj.) The video evidence shows that a man directing the operation is a Hezbollah supporter; a TV France 2 interview from his house reveals his personal Hezbollah shrine. [snip]

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/cda/article_print/0,1983,DRMN_23972_4912107_ARTICLE-DETAIL-PRINT,00.html


222 posted on 08/12/2006 11:56:55 AM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: Milhous

Do YOU believe that's the same guy?


223 posted on 08/12/2006 1:55:15 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: TaxRelief
Do YOU believe that's the same guy?

Good question. Paraphrasing Ronald Reagan, regarding MSM stories readers really ought to distrust but verify on the off chance that an MSM story actually contains a grain of truth.

224 posted on 08/12/2006 2:03:40 PM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: PajamaTruthMafia

Hey, that suitcase is not brand new. Look at upper left corner of open lid. The fabric making the top of the suitcase is ripped off the frame.


225 posted on 08/13/2006 10:10:28 AM PDT by Julliardsux
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To: TaxRelief

Hey, the first fauxto (with the suitcase) has been deleted... Do you have it still?


226 posted on 08/18/2006 12:10:47 PM PDT by balk (Vive le Canada libre... des Libereaux)
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To: TaxRelief
I found a smaller one:


227 posted on 08/18/2006 12:20:33 PM PDT by balk (Vive le Canada libre... des Libereaux)
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To: Sam Hill
In fact, the more I look at it, the more it looks like the guy was upstage (close to the building) picked up MM and took it and the pink doll to his suitcase to then carry it away.

Please look at the pictures again. Now, to believe that the guy picked up the doll from the rubble and put it in the suitcase, I would also have to believe that this upstanding Muslim male also took time to put the dolls dress back on before putting it away.

Yeah, right.

228 posted on 08/18/2006 12:37:22 PM PDT by cspackler (There are 10 kinds of people in this world, those who understand binary and those who don't.)
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To: balk

Nice find, and yea, I have them all stashed somewhere on the www.


229 posted on 08/18/2006 1:46:43 PM PDT by TaxRelief (Wal-Mart: Keeping my family on-budget since 1993.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Note: this topic was posted 8/11/2006. Thanks TaxRelief. New, related -- AP Severs Ties With Photographer Who Altered Work.
230 posted on 01/25/2014 7:59:50 AM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Spok
So Reuters is working for Hezbollah. No news there.

The "news' is AP's not! We're going to have the old AP back - an admirable news gathering force...

231 posted on 01/25/2014 11:03:28 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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