Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
This photograph purportedly showing a morgue full of bodies in Slovyansk, Ukraine, was published on a Russian website, then went viral. But the image actually showed a morgue in Mexico during the drug wars in 2009. (AP/Guillermo Arias)

International fact-checkers focus on fake photos

At a recent meeting in Sarajevo, fact-checkers from around the world compared notes on how to debunk manipulated or misattributed photos.

 

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