Distorting photographic fact

9th March 2001 at 00:00
You want something to illustrate the truth behind Orwell's 1984 or Animal Farm? You want a vivid footnote to the history of Stalin? The Newseum presents a collection of "before and after" photos from Stalin'stime. You can see how photographs are doctored with an airbrush. Did you see Trotsky? Look again, he's gone. News management at its most cynical.


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