Fauxtography: Another NYT pieta?

The Sullivan rule is invoked: I’m not endorsing this, just “airing” it. Just popping the cork and letting it breathe. Just taking it outside onto the porch so it can feel the cool evening breeze on its cheek.

Does the name Tyler Hicks ring any bells, by the way?

It should.

Update: David Perlmutter’s essay on “photojournalism in crisis” is, justifiably, being linked far and wide. Let’s make it a little further and wider.

Update (Bryan): The death of photojournalism gives rise to a new industry.