Sunday, November 09, 2008

Image Forensics: Was North Korean leader's photograph tampered with?

A photograph was released by the North Korean government last week that purported to show Kim Jong-il, their national leader, reviewing military troops - and looking suspiciously healthy after reportedly suffering a stroke. The Times Online and BBC (both center-left UK newspapers) report on the discrepancies in the photograph, including mismatching shadows and a missing black line.

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