AP suspends use of Army photos after digital alterations.

The U.S. Army recently released a photograph of four-star Gen. Ann Dunwoody, showing her in front of an American flag. However, it has now been revealed that the picture was digitally altered. In the original photo, Dunwoody was sitting at a desk:

The Army insists that it broke no guidelines by altering the picture, but the Associated Press has a “zero-tolerance policy of adding or subtracting actual content from an image” and has suspended use of Defense Department photos. Last month, the Army also doctored photos of two soldiers who had died in Iraq on Sept. 14. In the two pictures, only the names, ranks, faces, and coloration changed: