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July 20, 2007

BBC Cancels Photographer of The Year Contest

In a sign of continuing pressure for ethics revamp amongst the media industry, the BBC has cancelled all phone-in, interactive and online competitions following a series of "editorial breaches." This includes the prestigious BBC Photographer of the Year contest. Members of the BBC organization were found to have faked contributions, including making calls to phone-ins under false identities and editing footage that changed the true context of events.

Posted by covey22 at July 20, 2007 4:30 PM