Looks like you still can’t get away with post production on news images. NPR published an article about a retouched image from Kim Jong Il’s funeral which had been retouched. Personally I think it’s a small edit on the image, not like they were trying to make the masses of mourners bigger for North Korea’s recently passed leader Kim Jong Il or anything… just straightening them up in a more orderly way. We all know how those North Koreans like to have things straight and orderly after all….
Check out the article and pictures here.