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News Literacy: News Views & Fact Checking Resources: Spotting Social Engineering

Informative vs Provocative Images

"In-context photos can be red flags too when they’re so horrific they veer into “advocacy,” according to Harvard’s Neiman Foundation. Even reputable outlets have used photos to inflame and argue a point (for example, in 2010 TIME used a photo in what Neiman says may have been a call to supporting military action), so even with trusted outlets, take a moment to ask yourself if that photo is informative versus provocative."

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