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This Is Why You Should Always Check You're Not Photoshopping Boston Bombing Victims

"Imploding. Always."

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Sydney's Daily Telegraph put together a mock newspaper page on Thursday, making light of rival Sydney Morning Herald and the resignation of veteran journalist Mike Carlton.

The Daily Telegraph page two "Imploding Always"

The Daily Telegraph's editor, Paul Whittaker, issued an apology via Twitter on Friday.

Part 1 of 4 > Statement from the Editor regarding the use of an image to illustrate a story about Mike Carlton:

The Daily Telegraph@dailytelegraph

Part 1 of 4 > Statement from the Editor regarding the use of an image to illustrate a story about Mike Carlton:

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Part 2 of 4 > “The photoshopped image was an amalgam of different images put together during the art production process.“

The Daily Telegraph@dailytelegraph

Part 2 of 4 > “The photoshopped image was an amalgam of different images put together during the art production process.“

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Part 3 of 4 > “I was unaware that particular image had been partially used.”

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Part 3 of 4 > “I was unaware that particular image had been partially used.”

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Part 4 of 4 > “It is an inadvertent but regrettable mistake for which The Daily Telegraph apologises unreservedly.”

The Daily Telegraph@dailytelegraph

Part 4 of 4 > “It is an inadvertent but regrettable mistake for which The Daily Telegraph apologises unreservedly.”

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The Sydney Morning Herald enjoyed broadcasting the apology to its own readers.

Daily Telegraph apologises for putting image of Mike Carlton's head on bombing victim's body. http://t.co/8fQBWvUlxm

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Daily Telegraph apologises for putting image of Mike Carlton's head on bombing victim's body. http://t.co/8fQBWvUlxm

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