Wall Street Journal admits it altered photos of Phillies fans

Interesting correction in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal. I’ll post it as it appears online:

Two photos of Philadelphia Phillies fans in a Sports article Thursday were altered and one photo was misidentified. The
misidentified photo was from 2009 but a caption said it was taken on
April 5. Two photos were digitally altered to put humorous signs in the
hands of fans but were not adequately labeled as photo illustrations.

It was from an April 7 story headlined, “Philly Now a Heckle-Free Zone? Citizens Bank Park a Safe Haven for the Struggling Mets, but Fans Say the Yankees Had Best Beware.”

At least they didn’t recycle Santa getting booed.

Thanks to NYC the Tumblr for noticing this, and for providing the photo of an illustration and correction.

Corrections & Amplifications [Wall Street Journal]

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