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IMG MGMT: Pixel-Shaming

by Endam Nihan on June 28, 2016
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Turkish media fetishizes stories of sexual abuse, and that sensation is drummed up by manipulating imagery of victims, obscuring their faces with pixels and the black censorship band. Found covering the eyes of women, animals and even objects under sensational news headlines, the band creates an aura of authenticity around the spectacle of sexual violation, and even conjures shame.

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