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Update: World Press Photo Claims Winning Image Wasn’t Doctored

Update: World Press Photo Claims Winning Image Wasn’t Doctored

Did World Press Photo give its photo of the year award to a doctored photo? WPP and the photographer, Paul Hansen, both insist no. After Neil Krawetz claimed that Hansen’s image of Gaza mourners was a composite of several images, World Press Photo announced that it sent the image to two independent experts for analysis.

Beirut Photojournalism Exhibit Closed Over Israeli Presence

I gotta hand it to World Press Photo for showing backbone in the face of Arab pressure. When Lebanese officials demanded that Israeli photographer Amit Sha’al’s work be removed from the Beirut exhibit, WPP chose instead to close it down early. The World Press Photo exhibit features prize-winning images from its 2010 contest. Sha’al’s photos

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