Sunday, January 03, 2010

French media caught cheating: Honduras presented as Iran...

The German daily Junge Welt reported  that the French public national television channel "France 2" has diffused an image of a protest in Honduras against the June 2009 military coup and portrayed it as young Iranians resisting security forces during the Ashura day protests in Tehran.

This abuse of images was observed by the French website "Arret Sur Images".

Further, while France 2 apologized for this "mistake", Le Parisien, a French daily which also published this image on Monday, tried to blame it on the Associated Press, the originator of the image. More...

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