TOP NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER 'FAKED' PICTURE
"Photo enthusiasts used their detective skills to prove that an award-winning photographer had digitally doctored an image purportedly showing antelope roaming just metres from a fast-moving train.Editor quits, paper apologizes over doctored photo
Chinese photographer Liu Weiqiang confessed after an internet user spotted a 'red line', which on closer inspection, turned out to be a join between two separate images that had been stitched together."
"Photographer Liu Weiqiang's fake shot that appears to show Tibetan antelopes crossing near a bridge on the Qinghai-Tibet railway as a train passes. Wang Zhongyi, chief editor of the newspaper, resigned on Sunday over the scandal, according to sources at the Daqing-based press.Photographer 'sorry' for faking Tibetan antelope picture, blacklisted by Chinese media
The newspaper's apology came two days after staff photographer Liu Weiqiang, 41, admitted he faked the picture."
"The 41-year-old photographer allegedly pieced together two photos into one to show more than 20 Tibetan antelopes roaming peacefully under a bridge of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.And I thought Photoshop meant never having to say you're sorry.
The photo, named "Qinghai-Tibet Railway opening green passageway for wild animals", was among the "10 most impressive news photos of 2006", an annual event sponsored by state media China Central Television (CCTV)."