Sunday, January 21, 2007

Reuters removes all images by freelance photographer Adnan Hajj

Reuters strengthened their oversight of images in their Mideast bureau after Hajj, a Reuters freelancer since 1993, was caught digitally manipulating images he shot during the recent Israel action in Lebanon.

This paragraph, in particular, is instructional for student, as well as professional journalists:

"News photographers commonly use Photoshop to crop digital photographs and correct minor imperfections but its more sophisticated applications, which can radically alter an image, are taboo."


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