Summary Seven images of Castro were handed out by the Cuban government. But the original image of Castro was clearly altered, obscuring the hearing aid, before it was sent out by the Cuban government. The AP acquired the original, high-resolution image files from the photographer, Alex Castro, the former leader's son.
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Summary The Guardian reports that the Associated Press news agency has decided to remove images of Castro because they'd been digitally altered to remove evidence of him wearing a hearing aid. The images, above, showed Castro meeting Rafael Correa, the president of Ecuador, and Cristina Fernandez, the Argentinian president.
Summary The Associated Press is removing seven government handout images from its archive after determining that a thin wire snaking into the retired leader's ear was missing. The images in question were released through the government-run Estudios Revolucion, an entity that distributes photos of Cuba's leadership, during a recent Latin America and Caribbean summit in Havana.
Summary The Associated Press is eliminating from its archive seven Cuban government handout photos of Fidel Castro after determining some were digitally altered to remove what appears to be a hearing aid from the retired leader's ear. The AP acquired the original, high-resolution image files from the photographer, Alex Castro, the former leader's son.
Summary The American news agency said through a press release that the photographs were released recently by a photo studio owned by the Cuban government, and they are looking into over 150 photographs to locate other photographs that might have been altered, reported The Guardian on its website.
Summary Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the paper said. "I think the great lesson of Watergate was probably the stick-tuitiveness of the Post," Bradlee once told the American Journalism Review.
Summary Philadelphia police and firefighters surround a Pathfinder SUV that crashed into the side of a building at 9th and Chestnut streets in Center City. Paraschak said the crash damaged the exterior glass as well as the interior of the building.
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