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Times of London’s Iron Dumb Photo Caption

Times of London’s Iron Dumb Photo Caption

Here’s an iron dumb photo caption in the Times of London (paywall) beyond belief: Wrong. The Iron Dome intercepts Palestinian rockets approaching Israeli population centers like Ashdod, Ashkelon, Beersheva, etc. Moreover, the Times can’t blame this on the European Press Agency’s original caption. The EPA got it right. Where’s the quality control?

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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. Yefimovich talked about it with Haaretz: Yefimovich vehemently denies these claims. “Who staged the photo? It can also be interpreted

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2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

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

The Age Recycles Staged Photo

Part of our Shattered Lens series on photo bias focused on 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. The accompanying AFP / Getty photo in an opinion piece in Australia’s The Age looked very familiar: In

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