Photo from Amona struggle wins Pulitzer

The following AP picture won the Pulitzer prize in breaking news photography (by an Israeli photographer):

Amona

Caption

There is a God

The following video is a song by Yisrael Chaim (12) about his battle against cancer. The song was recorded between chemo sessions, a few days before his bar mitzva. Absolutely inspirational.

Beautiful Montage from Avraham Rosenblum

Baltimore’s very own Avraham Rosenblum, of Diaspora Yeshiva Band, has put together a montage of pictures of recent events from Israel and beyond set to the tune of Kedem, which is the title song of his latest CD.

Check it out:

Birchas Kohanim at the Kotel

Point of Pinchas has first hand video footage of the birchas kohanim from Monday at the Kotel.  It is really inspiring to see and hear thousands of people answer amen to the bracha.

Why Moslem’s hate

It is ingrained in them to hate from when they are babies.

yalla ya Nasrallah – Song from Israel

yalla ya Nasrallah – song from Israel

When Israel hacked al-Manar TV in Lebanon last week, they played some anti-Hezbollah stuff as part of the psychological warfare. This is supposedly one of the video’s they played. True or not, it’s an awesome video, very catchy, and with great words!
(First found here)

Reuters publishes a photoshopped photo

Well, they’ve done it again. The bloggers have once again shown that the mainstream media (MSM) airs doctored photo’s. First, it was the famous Killian documents, and now its Reuters’ picture of the scene over Beruit.

Here’s the photo published in the above link:

The smoke is obviously faked. Even I know how to use the clone tool.

Interestingly, someone found what looks like the original picture, albeit in a higher contrast:

At first, I didn’t see anything similar between the two pictures, but Charles at Little Green Footballs created an overlay of the two images and came up with this:

So with the media obviously changing pictures to fit within their agenda’s, why do so many people say that the media isn’t biased? All I have to say is good job to whomever first noticed all this!

UPDATE at 10:05am on Aug. 6, 2006:
Reuters has pulled the photo admitting that it had been manipulated by photo editing software. Note that the only people they apologize to is the editors. I hope they do the responsible thing by firing him.

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