Over the past few days the “pathway to heaven photo“ has been making its rounds. It was taken by people after the scene of a car accident, there’s some hot debate whether it’s a soul going to heaven or just a glare from the windshield.
But just as a symbol of how the news media works, those with some memory may recall this photo was published before.
Despite the fact the news reports or not indicating what year it took place, they were simply saying it was taken April 25, it has been published as though just happened this year
It did not.
Here are some screenshots showing the date line October 2021 for the new a story but other screenshots showcasing that this photo was published many years ago.
It’s how the news biz works. Sometimes fake. Sometimes repetition. But most of the time misleading.