Monday, July 5, 2010

The Economist Caught Editing Magazine Cover Picture

They have admitted the editing but do not see any problem with it.

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/303303.php

"Politics has much in common with fiction. Here's the Economist's attempt at a designated hero:





Note the headline: "Obama v BP". The hero is alone, but not giving up. See his lowered head, his obvious heartache as he turns half-away from the sight of the offshore rig. Don't miss his rolled-up sleeves, his arms akimbo. The hero's not done yet.



Needless to say, the accompanying article is vomit-worthy.



Here's the original, un-doctored photo:





Oops. Not so alone, is he? Oh, and his head's not lowered, he's just looking at debris. And he's not shying from the gut-wrenching sight out in the ocean, but just turning toward that woman talking to him."

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