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Author Topic: note to companies and politicos: don't post 'shopped photos  (Read 1171 times)
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« on: July 20, 2010, 03:03:50 PM »

particularly hi-res shopped photos.

BP photoshops fake photo of crisis command center

http://www.americablog.com/2010/07/bp-photoshops-fake-photo-of-command.html
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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2010, 03:24:55 PM »

BP was quoted in an interview "whats with this internet thing? We thought people were receiving these photos by fax!"
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010, 03:54:56 PM »

The incident itself is fairly trivial but it certainly fuels (pun) the distrust.


>fax

Those under public scrutiny long for the day when a few well-placed press releases along a few well-greased tracks would do the trick.  Nowadays, the web is a huge Mechanical Turk capable of slicing & dicing everything they do.
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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2010, 08:57:03 PM »

That's messed up, both the reality if having this false front and the piss-poor job creating it   Tongue
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