Thursday, June 18, 2009

BBC accused of doctoring Iran protest photo in Mousavi's favour...

The BBC has again been caught engaging in mass public deception by using photographs of pro-Ahmadinejad rallies in Iran and claiming they represent anti-government protests in favor of Hossein Mousavi.

An image used by the L.A. Times on the front page of its website Tuesday showed Iranian President Ahmadinejad waving to a crowd of supporters at a public event.

In a story covering the election protests yesterday, the BBC News website used a closer shot of the same scene, but with Ahmadinejad cut out of the frame. The caption under the photograph read, ‘Supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi again defied a ban on protests’. More...

See also:

  1. Why is the BBC so in love with Bono when he's a dreadful old hypocrite?
  2. Robert Fisk: How can you trust the cowardly BBC?
  3. Tony Benn slams the BBC over Gaza...

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