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There is no unequivocal ‘truth’ in the image.    

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In this day and age the image is not to be trusted. It can be made to mean everything and its opposite, it can be doctored, it can be falsified, it can be misinterpreted. Information can be propaganda, disinformation, depending on who is divulging it – a good current example is the so-called ‘Arabic Spring’ where the images shown by governments say the opposite of those shown by the rebels. But …

In this day and age the image is not to be trusted. It can be made to mean everything and its opposite, it can be doctored, it can be falsified, it can be misinterpreted. Information can be propaganda, disinformation, depending on who is divulging it – a good current example is the so-called ‘Arabic Spring’ where the images shown by governments say the opposite of those shown by the rebels. But there is hardly a way to find out ‘the truth’ because of the incredible refinement, the technological sophistication with which the image is designed.
There is no unequivocal ‘truth’ in the image.

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