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Fox News used doctored images to ‘report’ on Seattle protests

 

A protest against the police killing of George Floyd and police brutality in Seattle has been mostly characterized by drum circles, speakers and movie screenings. But if you only tuned into Fox News for coverage of these demonstrations, you might think it was full of burning buildings and armed guards.

On Friday, Fox News published several digitally altered images of the demonstrations on its website, which the Seattle Times caught. It’s not clear who is responsible for tweaking the images.

One photo, shown on Fox’s homepage on Friday, placed a man with a rifle standing in front of a sign that reads “You are now entering Free Cap Hill.” The street scene and the man who appears in it come from two different photos, taken more than a week apart. Read more…

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