Ed Driscoll

"GOTCHA! How Reuters transformed an

“GOTCHA! How Reuters transformed an accidental death into homicide”: Remember the infamous photo that made the rounds after 9/11 that showed a clueless 20-something standing on top of the World Trade Center posing for a photo on the morning of 9/11 as an Al-Qaida controlled airliner loomed perilously close?

According to David Bedein, Reuters fell for the same type of mocked-up-in-Photoshop shot to “illustrate” anti-Israeli protestor Rachel Corrie just seconds before being hit by an Israeli bulldozer.

Reuters does seem to have a recurring problem with their photos, and their captions lately, don’t they?

(Via Andrew Sullivan)