The Independent's "Great Depression" frontpage is a fake

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Getty Images dates this photo, November 30, 2005. Why then, did The Independent use this same photo on page 1 April 1, 2008 to illustrate "The Great Depression" of 2008 without accurate captioning?

Campaign Spot’s John Trenchard reported the photograph that The Independent used to illustrate America’s 2008 “great depression” on its April 1, 2008 front-page,  was, in fact, a Getty Images photo taken in 2005.  Trenchard said, “Turns out that they weren’t queueing in 2008 – they were queueing in 2005′” …whoops!” » more

GETTY IMAGES caption (emphasis mine):

New York Mayor Hands Out Coats To The Poor“…

“People wait on line to receive donated coats at the kickoff of the 17th annual New York Cares Coat Drive a the Bowery Mission November 30, 2005 in New York City. Bloomberg helped give out coats to residents of the Mission and the coat drive hopes to collect and distribute 80,000 coats to needy New Yorkers by New Years. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images), Image #: 56304568

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The Independent’s “Great Depression” Front-Page is a Fake

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