It’s All Your Base quirkiness again, this time to illustrate the various fake, set up and edited photos used to manipulate the public.
View the video at The Jawa Report: All Your Fakes Anniversary.
To find out more about the various fauxtography referenced in the animation, see these links:
Zombietime’s taxonomy of Reuters photo fraud (includes the extra missiles and smoke, Green Helmet Guy, staged wedding dress and toys, and Flat Fatima)
Reuters Doctoring Photos from Beirut? (photos comparing the added smoke photo to the original)
Media Mythbusters Wiki (resource for debunking mainstream media fakeness)
Malaysiakini: Are US News Agencies Biased Against Palestine? (my letter to Malaysiakini, with plenty of links on various media bias scandals)
Salam Daher (aka the infamous Green Helmet Guy, unofficial king of staging photo ops)
Adnan Hajj photographs controversy (Wikipedia article on the extra missiles and smoke)
2006 Lebanon War photographs controversies (Wikipedia article on the various fake and doctored photos linked to the Lebanon War
Flat Fatima will Make Your News Stories Become The Truth! (parody time, featuring everyone’s favourite old lady who owns multiple houses for the Israelis to repeatedly destroy)
MSM propaganda watch: Ready, aim…not fired! (Magic Bullet Lady and list of media fauxtography
Fauxtography Update (List of fake news pics)
All of these should serve as a poignant lesson for our many local ministers and politicians who still think that bloggers only know how to spread lies and rumours while the mainstream media is always factually faultless.