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The Issue of Faked War Photos

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Neil Munro of The National Journal looks at the issue of fake war photos in the media, and the media's difficulty in verifying the authenticity of many of the photos they run from places like Iraq. Could some of the photos they run be staged by the enemy? Yes. Do they have any idea how to fix it? Not really.

"It makes me glad there's a Michael Yon," says one respondent. And a Michael Totten, too. But the problem is larger, and it's worth reading the article to understand what's going on from a professional's point of view.

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