Reuters Doctored Photos

Reuters Admits to Doctored Photos and Takes Action

According to Reuters they have dropped the Lebanese photographer who doctored the photos and replaced the doctored photo with the original. Details at Reuters site...

Previously Ynet, reported that bloggers had proved Reuters news service was distributing a photo of Beirut in the wake of an airstrike that had been doctored using graphic editing software. Details at the Ynet site... (article in English)...

Great editorial cartoon on the subject at .

As articles on Reuters doctored photos reach the international media, Internet bloggers continue to uncover similar unethical actions in other news sources, including AP, New York Times, US News and World Report. More details...

Experiences of Tech Writers in Northern Israel

Leah Guren, Director of Training at In Other WORDS, relates her experiences of life as a technical writer in Northern Israel with rockets falling all around in Under Fire.

David Williamson, a technical writer living and working in Metulla at the Northern most point in Israel, shares his reflections on the current hostilities in Reflections from Metulla - from Swords to Plowshares.

Laura Cane is keeping a blog of her experiences during the current hostilities.

Happiest Unemployed Tech Writer written by a technical writer living in Northern Israel who requested to remain anonymous.


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I tohught I'd have to read a book for a discovery like this!

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