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  1. With New Evidence, World Press Photo Revokes Controversial AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Photographer

    The leaders of World Press Photo just announced that based on new evidence, they have revoked the controversial First Place award given to Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo for his series of photographs entered in this year's WPP Contemporary Issues Story category. "The conclusion is that the story was not in compliance with the entry rules and therefore the award must be revoked," World Press just announced.

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  2. Photojournalism ethics needs a reexaminationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Poynter Online

    The latest in the world of photojournalism contest ethics and photo sleuthing took another turn yesterday with World Press Photos' rescinding a first-place award after disqualifying 20 percent of the total entries. Amid controversy, World Press Photo announced yesterday that based on its investigation, it is withdrawing the controversial "Dark Heart of Europe" award presented to Giovanni Troilo.

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  3. Postcard from... CharleroiRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Belgian city has been fighting a long battle to emerge from its past.

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  4. World Press Photo award to Giovanni Troilo withdrawn in authenticity rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canberra Times

    A photograph that was part of a winning package at the World Press Photo awards. The image, of an intimate scene in Charleroi, Belgium, came under scrutiny over whether it broke contest rules.

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  5. World Press Photo contest rescinds a first-place awardRead the original story

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    In a rare reversal, the prestigious World Press Photo contest has revoked a first-place prize recently awarded to a photographer after the organization learned that the submission, depicting the depressed city of Charleroi, Belgium, contained false information. Photographer Giovanni Troilo's submission -- a photo essay titled "La Ville Noir -- The Dark Heart of Europe" -- contained a photograph of a painter creating a work with live models.

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  6. Russell Smith: When does photojournalism cross the line into fiction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    One of Giovanni Troilo's atmospheric photographs depicted a couple having sex in a car, but he later admitted that the man in the picture was his cousin, who agreed to pose for the image. One of Giovanni Troilo's atmospheric photographs depicted a couple having sex in a car, but he later admitted that the man in the picture was his cousin, who agreed to pose for the image.

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  7. World Press Photo Revokes PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Artforum Intl.

    The World Press Photo contest has revoked its first prize after it found that the winner, Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo, had misrepresented the location of one of the images in his series, according to the New York Times ' Rachel Donadio. In his series "The Dark Heart of Europe," about Charleroi, Belgium, Troilo included an image of his cousin having sex with a woman in the back of a car, which drew criticism last week for using a remote-control flash.

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  8. Heading towards disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Economist

    The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East. By Eugene Rogan. Basic Books; 442 pages; $29.99.

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  9. Winner of prestigious World Press Photo award disqualifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Organizers of the prestigious World Press Photo contest have disqualified one of their winners after he told them one of the pictures in a series of images about the Belgian city of Charleroi was actually taken somewhere else. A series of atmospheric photos by Italian Giovanni Troilo portraying scenes of life in gritty, post-industrial Charleroi, east of Brussels.

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  10. SOGEPA increased share in NLMK Belgium Holdings.Read the original story

    Thursday | AK&M

    NLMK Group and Belgium SOGEPA signed agreement on the increase in the SOGEPA-held share in NLMK Belgium Holdings and joint management of NBH assets, the company informed. NBH Holding includes NLMK La Louviere, NLMK Strasbourg, NLMK Coating, NLMK Jemappes Steel Center, NLMK Manage Steel Center, NLMK Profil Batiment and two entities of NLMK Europe Plate .

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  11. A winner of the World Press Photo contest was stripped of the prize for faking the location of a shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Giovanni Troilo, an Italian professional photographer and one of the winners of the World Press Photo contest , was stripped of his award yesterday after an investigation found that he had misrepresented the location where one of the pictures was taken . Troilo had won the first prize in the Contemporary Issue category, which awards pictures that raise awareness on a social issues, like prostitution, drugs or poverty.

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  12. 'Contemporary Issue' World Press Photo award withdrawn over manipulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    Mads Nissen, who won the overall prize, took top honours for Contemporary Issue after the winning photo was stripped of its title. Organisers of the prestigious World Press Photo awards have revoked a major prize after the entry, which portrayed the gritty Belgian industrial town Charleroi, was accused of being staged in a deepening debate over manipulation of images.

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  13. World Press Photo award withdrawn after controversyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Reuters

    World Press Photo withdrew one of its leading global awards for photojournalism on Wednesday after a controversy over standards that focused on allegations about the ethics of an Italian prizewinner. The Amsterdam-based organization said in a statement that Giovanni Troilo had been disqualified because one of the images in his winning pictorial essay on post-industrial blight in the Belgian city of Charleroi had been shot 50 km away in Brussels.

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  14. With New Evidence, World Press Photo Revokes Controversial AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Photographer

    The leaders of World Press Photo just announced that based on new evidence, they have revoked the controversial First Place award given to Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo for his series of photographs entered in this year's WPP Contemporary Issues Story category. "The conclusion is that the story was not in compliance with the entry rules and therefore the award must be revoked," World Press just announced.

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  15. World Press Photo Withdraws Controversial AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | TIME.com

    The about-face follows a week of intense debates within the photojournalism industry and comes just three days after World Press Photo stood behind its award to Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo Acting on new information, World Press Photo has revoked the award it bestowed on Giovanni Troilo's controversial series of images about the city of Charleroi in Belgium. The decision comes just three days after the Dutch organization conducted an investigation into allegations that some of Troilo's images had been staged .

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  16. Indigo ready to build a linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Border Mail

    Cr Peter Croucher is hoping to establish a link between Charleroi and the city it was named after in Belgium. Picture: KYLIE ESLER A LINK between two places that share the same name, but couldn't be more different, has been recognised by Indigo Council.

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  17. World Press Photo clarifies: It doesn't approve of photo stagingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Poynter Online

    On Sunday, the World Press Photo contest said it investigated complaints from the mayor of Charleroi, Belgium about possible staging of images in Giovanni Troilo's winning entry. World Press Photo said it found nothing wrong with Troilo's work.

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  18. Belgian Distress Over World Press Winning Pictures: Considering News Photos in a Larger AtmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | BAGnewsNotes

    If you don't follow the photo world all that closely, an intense debate has broken about the first place prize for Contemporary Issues by Giovanni Troilo in the latest World Press Photo awards. The series, titled "The Dark Heart of Europe," encompassing 10 photos illustrating "the collapse of industrial manufacturing, rising unemployment, increasing immigration and outbreak of micro-criminality" in the town of Charleroi, near Brussels.

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  19. World Press Photo Upholds Controversial DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Time

    The gas supply tubes run along the houses built near the steel factories of Charleroi. Before the electric upgrade of the blast furnace these tubes used to provide the energy necessary to this operation.

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  20. World Press Photo Stands By Controversial AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News Photographer

    In the aftermath of a written complaint by the mayor of Charleroi, World Press Photo conducted an investigation into the photographs of Italian photographer Giovanni Troilo, which were just recently awarded First Place in the contest's Contemporary Issue Story category. Troilo's photographs called " The Dark Heart Of Europe " included a photograph that was staged, and the city leader's complaint said the images distorted the truth of Charleroi.

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