Hitting the blogs hard right now are the findings that a photo submitted by Sepah News, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard‘s news outlet, had been Photoshoped extensively, adding an additional missile to a launch photo used to show off the country’s military might. After the photo was released, it was published on nearly every front page of all the major newspapers across the globe. Although no confirmation of the fakery has been acknowledged by Iran, and isn’t likely to come any time soon, the damage has been done at the newspapers who published the image, most of whom either have issued retractions or will be some time today. But while all of this news is circulating, we can’t help but wonder why no one is asking the most obvious question: why did Sepah News hire Adnan Hajj in the first place?!
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