Browsing Tag Fauxtography

The Case Against “Generic” News Images

Sometimes, editors need an image for a story but don’t have anything useful or available right away. That’s when stock photos come in handy. But unless they’re clearly labeled as “file...

February 4, 2014 12:57 By :

Hamas Members Killed in Sinai Sweep

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Arab reports picked up by YNet,...

July 11, 2013 13:30 By :

Prisoner X: The Facts, The Fallout

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Prisoner X affair spread like wildfire...

February 13, 2013 17:30 By :

UNRWA Closes West Bank Offices for Safety

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The UNRWA is closing three of its West Bank...

December 27, 2012 13:16 By :

More Honors For Silwan Fauxtography

AFP photographer Ilia Yefimovich sounds pretty defensive about his 2010 photo of a Palestinian kid getting hit by a car in Silwan. Yesterday, his image was chosen Best Photograph in a Tel Aviv exhibition....

December 14, 2011 10:55 By :

2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

December 13, 2011 10:20 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/10/2011

Commentary • I’m starting off with a great Wall St. Journal staff-ed (click via Google News) about the “Cinderella story” of Daniel Shechtman’s chemistry research: Today, Mr....

October 10, 2011 19:00 By :

Fauxtography Files: Photojournalist Blows Lid on Collusion With Stone Throwers

The video: Italian photographer Ruben Salvadori blows the lid on collusion between photojournalists and Palestinian stone throwers. In this remarkably documented video, Salvadori describes how the David-and-Goliath...

October 2, 2011 10:28 By :

If This is Syria’s Best Fauxtography, Assad is Doomed

Egad. As if Bashar Assad doesn’t have enough P.R. headaches right now. Sana, Syria’s state-run news service, published this bizarre handout fauxtograph of Assad swearing in the new governor...

July 14, 2011 16:47 By :

Fauxtography’s Alive and Well, Part 2

Since blogging Martin Bell’s take on UK fauxtography last week, the issue has popped up in the US too. Two recent examples: CBS "fireworks" over the Boston statehouse First, we have CBS...

July 12, 2011 12:11 By :