Digitally Altered Images Disqualified From World Press Finalists

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“There is a first round where basically all we do is get the crap out,” Glaviano told News Photographer magazine today. “Then in the second round of judging, we pick out what’s going to go into the final judging. Before the final round of judging, the photographs are examined in the RAW files. Then after the RAW files are examined and pictures are disqualified, the pictures that remain are the final ones for the final round of judging.”

AP sacks Pulitzer winning photog. Zero tolerance or zero intelligence?

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“I took the wrong decision when I removed the camera … I feel ashamed about that,” he said. “You can go through my archives and you can find that this is a single case that happened probably at one very stressed moment, at one very difficult situation, but yeah, it happened to me, so I have to assume the consequences.”