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Spotted in Cape Town – this Daily Voice headline is just glorious [pic]
Posted by on Apr 18th, 2016

There is journalistic excellence and then there is next level reporting that deserves a slow clap and a standing ovation. Case in point…Friday’s headline of The Daily Voice, the Cape’s most read daily newspaper. For… Read More »

Glorious newspaper photobomb of Robert Mugabe [pic]
Posted by on Apr 8th, 2015

Haha…it wasn’t so long ago that an image of Robert Mugabe falling went viral and now the internet will once again amuse itself with a new image of Bob photobombed so that he appears as… Read More »

The Cape Argus headline today is missing something [pic]
Posted by on Oct 7th, 2014

Not sure if the Cape Argus intended to make a deliberate spelling error in their headline this morning or if some sub-editor is sitting in a corner crying wondering how the hell this happened. Not… Read More »

Unfortunate newspaper photo placement fail of the week [pic]
Posted by on Mar 28th, 2014

It’s not uncommon for newspapers to place images next to unrelated articles, but for a man who was re-united with his dog after his car was stolen this placement could not have been worse. Greg… Read More »

Varsity newspaper accomodation ad for ‘non-affirmative action females’ causes outrage [pic]
Posted by on Jan 20th, 2014

A newspaper ad offering student housing, but aimed at ‘non-affirmative action females’ has caused outrage at the University of the Free State. After conducting their own investigation students complained that white students were told there… Read More »

Glorious caption FAIL spotted in the Cape Times Society pages [pic]
Posted by on Nov 13th, 2013

Ah..the Cape Times Society Pages. Celebrities, social butterflies and important people photographed at events or functions in and around Cape Town. A veritable who’s who of Cape Town…well except for these two spotted in yesterday’s… Read More »

Newspaper headline FAIL is likely the worst you’ll see this year [pic]
Posted by on Mar 6th, 2013

There have been plenty of unfortunate newspaper headlines in print history, but this one in a Minnesota publication yesterday will no doubt go down as one of the biggest fails of recent times. The person… Read More »

SA newspaper, The Star, front page pic of large penis next to Zuma [pic]
Posted by on Oct 15th, 2012

Your Monday morning useless celebrity gossip is brought to you today by a front page newspaper pic of a large penis on a chalk drawing board next to the head of our President, Jacob Zuma.… Read More »

Citizen fires journalist who complained on Twitter about doctored photo
Posted by on Sep 28th, 2012

Just over a week ago i posted an article about the Citizen newspaper controversially cloned two dead bodies out of a front page image HERE. The use of a digitally manipulated image was heavily critisised… Read More »

Citizen newspaper controversially photoshops dead bodies out of front page image [pic]
Posted by on Sep 20th, 2012

Photoshopping or digitally altering pics is ubiquitous (ooh look i used a big word) on the interwebs, but it’s rather rare for a mainstream newpaper to intentionally publish manipulated images that portray facts. That is… Read More »