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France / Fashion Photography #961849

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Paris: Stephanie Gosk) The controversy in France over the practice of retouching fashion photography featured; details given of the call for modified photos to carry a warning label; Ralph Lauren ad that was pulled due to public outcry and a retouched picture of French President Nicolas Sarkozy shown. [Member of Parliament Valerie BOYER† {thru translator} – says the image of a perfect body creates frustration in all women.] [“Marie Claire” Phillipe GRUSON†- says we would put away the dream of the picture.] [Dove Self-Esteem Fund Jess WEINER†- notes the power of the images, especially on young girls.] [“Paris Match” Regis LE SOMMIER†- says when you do it too much people know it.]

Williams, Brian;
Gosk, Stephanie

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