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The Evolution of a Photo

by Mike Fegelman

Ever wonder about the news images that end up in your local newspaper? We were particularly interested in how a Reuters photo by Alessandro Bianchi was transformed as it made its way into the Toronto Star.

Here are the original photo and caption:


And here is an identical-looking photo. Note how the Toronto Star has apparently cropped the image and replaced the original caption with one that refers to Israel’s "military chokehold" on Lebanon.




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