Thursday, October 9, 2008
Newsweek Attacked For Extreme Close-Up of Pailin
Have you seen the new Newsweek?
It is an EXTREME close-up of Sarah Palin and Newsweek chose to not touch it up at all. Every pore, hair, wrinkle and blemish is there for the world to see. Normally they air brush or touch-up the photos.
If you don't think there is bias in this cover, read the caption: "She's One of The Folks (and that's the problem)."
That's the problem?
And now take a look at a recent picture of Newsweek with Barack Obama on the cover.
Not only is it air brushed, he has a HALO for God's sake!
This may seem like a small point, but it is not. Ten thousand times more people see the cover of these magazines than read them. The images on the cover are carefully crafted to send a message.
This media manipulation is getting downright ridiculous.
Here is Fox News on the Newsweek cover: