Egyptian Photoshop (4 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       17 Sep 2010       17219       10

An amusing example of photo manipulation was shown by the state Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram. The photo above was taken during the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in Washington two weeks ago. On the red carpet, there are the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, American President Barack Obama, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah. But the same photo on the red carpet in the Egyptian newspaper looked a little different..

 

 

So, in this picture, in front of the procession is not Barack Obama but the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The editors of the newspaper apparently decided that it was a better place for Mubarak to be in the picture.

The discrepancy between the published and the actual photo was noticed by Egyptian blogger Wael Khalil. The editors of the newspaper didn’t react to the article in his blog for two days, but yesterday, they finally removed the photograph from the pages of their online newspaper version.



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zztop 10 year s ago
is not same pic
       
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owner 10 year s ago
Cant wait for the exploitables!
       
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oussama 10 year s ago
Leo Dicaprio ...
       
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incognito562 10 year s ago
loser..
       
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GOODSTUFF4U 10 year s ago
Jordan's King Abdullah only has one leg

       
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Piloto loco 10 year s ago
There is the difference between journalism and propaganda, one reports facts without opinions, the other makes up the facts and tells you what to think of it.
       
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deepuniverse 10 year s ago
sure, this way will sell better locally
       
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kero 10 year s ago
im egyptian and so proud :D :D :D :D loser news paper
       
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oriental fantasy 10 year s ago
your usual arab lies, the west likes to keep warm to.
this time - busted.
even by the naive west.
       
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Han 10 year s ago
You people scare me.........
       
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