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  • North Korea not the only offender: 6 official photo fudgings

    North Korea not the only offender: 6 official photo fudgings

    As state manipulators of the media go, few can compare to North Korea, which this week is mourning the death of Kim Jong-il.  But even with all the careful orchestration of the ceremonies, the North Korean media still found it necessary to doctor an official photograph of the funeral procession.  Just as governments are finding it easier to use technology to manipulate images, so too is the public finding it easier to spot such digital trickery. Here are six noteworthy attempts by governments to shape media coverage through image manipulation.

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  • Women in combat: Pentagon opens door to front lines

    The Pentagon has opened the door for women to serve in combat – but just barely. Women will still not officially fight in battle, but new rules acknowledge their role on the front line. 

  • North Korea not the only offender: 6 official photo fudgings

    North Korea not the only offender: 6 official photo fudgings

    As state manipulators of the media go, few can compare to North Korea, which this week is mourning the death of Kim Jong-il.  But even with all the careful orchestration of the ceremonies, the North Korean media still found it necessary to doctor an official photograph of the funeral procession.  Just as governments are finding it easier to use technology to manipulate images, so too is the public finding it easier to spot such digital trickery. Here are six noteworthy attempts by governments to shape media coverage through image manipulation.

  • In Pictures Military women of the world

    Women soldiers train in the Israel Defense Forces' Karakal Battalion, Nov. 2010.

  • A new commander to train US drill sergeants? Yes, ma'am!

    A new commander to train US drill sergeants? Yes, ma'am!

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King is first woman to head Army's only drill sergeant school.

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