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Photo Tampering throughout History

The death of local Chinese official Wu Renbao was greeted with complimentary eulogies throughout Chinese media. An article and photo from state-run Xinhua even claimed that Renbao had been featured on the cover of Time magazine in 2005 for an article oddly titled "The Man Who Men of the Moment." It didn't take Chinese bloggers long to figure out that this was a fake cover in which Renbao's head had been swapped with disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, in part because Abramoff's name still appeared in the subtitle. Regardless, the fake cover had already been picked up by media throughout China.