Saturday, July 19, 2008

Fox News Photoshop Frauds Gets Frauded By Vanity Fair

Recently, Fox News ran a story on New York Times reporter Jacques Steinberg and editor Steven Reddicliffe. What they didn't include in the story is that the photos they showed during spot had been retouched to make them look like freaks. Vanity Fair has responded in kind, Photoshopping a bunch of Fox News' TV hosts, although they do announce their re-touching efforts.

It's not hard to digitally create these facial distortions. Just ask strippers and Iran's state media. Simulating cross-dressing and long-range rockets are super-easy. Unibrows, zits, dark circles under the eyes, receding hairlines, lowering hairlines, big noses & chins and screwed up teeth are new Photoshop tools in the arsenals of large news organizations.

I figured I'd take a stab at distorting some famous Technology folks while the political folks are having a bit of fun. I prefer just using the liquefy tool for my Photoshop freaking:

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