Vice News was brutally mocked by many on social networking who suspected a photo in one of their reports about the agglomeration drug war in South america may have been staged.
The photo involved appeared in an article final Thursday that took readers “ Inside Este Chapo’s Son’s House After a Deadly Gunfight . ”
The article featured numerous photos from the inside drug kingpin El Chapo’s son Ovidio Guzman’s compound after Mexican security allows arrested him last week.
Keen visitors latched onto one photo in the report that showed an unfired “ higher caliber” bullet complete with covering lodged inside the gate from the compound, mocking the picture as an obvious fabrication.
One tweet simply by conservative comedians the Hodgetwins, which asked, “ Did the reporter put the unfired bullet in that hole for that pic? C’mon, ” received over 7. 4 mil views and over seventy five thousand likes.
“ Clips like this is just 1 example of why nobody trusts the particular media anymore, ” they will added.
Additional social media users also poked holes in the photo, with one joking Vice failed to report El Chapo’s son was fired on “ with futuristic weapons that will somehow fire an entire topic, casing and all. ”
1 . Who is nevertheless funding Vice?
2 . Somebody must have 1 hell of a pitching supply to throw a. 223 bullet+casing through a metal wall.
— Spencer (@Spencersaudio) The month of january 24, 2023
Without explanation, Vice appears to have stealth-edited the photo’s caption, changing it from, “ A high-caliber bullet poked at one of the gates outdoors Ovidio Guzmá n’s house in Jesú s Marí a, Sinaloa, ” to, “ A bullet still left inside a bullet hole in the gates outside Ovidio Guzmá n’s house in Jesú s Marí a, Sinaloa. ”
See the updated photo caption beneath:
The article does not explain why an unfired bullet would have been left in the bullet hole.
The author of the Vice content did not respond to Infowars’ request comment as of writing.
The fake information accusations come as Vice Media is up for sale with a valuation of less than $1 billion, despite being really worth over $5. 7 billion dollars in 2017.
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