Browsing Tag AFP/Getty

Why Are AFP and Yahoo News Recycling An Old Photo?

Take a good look at the photo, the caption and the date, then ask yourself: What am I looking at? And what is this soldier looking at? The caption was certainly strange: The image isn’t dated, but...

March 28, 2011 13:18 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 5 – Bring Out Your Dead

Wire services habitually portray terrorists as ordinary Palestinians who fell victim to IDF brutality, a theme that the terrorist organizations are only too happy to encourage.

February 24, 2011 17:04 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 4 – Lighting Candles, Inflaming Bias

Candles are the image of choice for Hamas to paint a picture of Gaza under siege and suffering from electrical shortages, which can be blamed solely on Israel.

February 24, 2011 13:10 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 3 – Putting Palestinians Behind Bars

How the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli brutality.

December 12, 2010 16:41 By :

Telegraph Caught Recycling Gaza War Photo to Distort Today’s Reality

Why does the Daily Telegraph choose to reuse an image from the 2009 Gaza conflict to inaccurately portray the present day?

June 28, 2010 22:00 By :