June 17, 2007

Photoshopping the News

Photojournalists now have the technological resources to do pretty much whatever they want with their images. But what types of changes should be off-limits?

Adam Conner-Simons

Photoshop has joined the public lexicon as a verb, and everyone from bored Farkers to would-be MySpace tarts have become experts at manipulating photos to appear funnier and sexier. Most of these alterations are relatively insignificant and good-natured, and they don't pretend to be authentic. But what happens when Photoshopping enters the sphere of journalism?

Post a comment

Comment Rules

The following HTML is allowed in comments:
Bold: <b>Text</b>
Italic: <i>Text</i>
<a href="URL">Text</a>


- Media
- posted on Jul 09, 07
Daniel Michelson

Fascinating article.

Article by Adam Conner-Simons

Contact this author