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Now the “what is a photo?” debate has reached Australian news.

9News Melbourne aired the altered image shown below of a member of Victoria’s Parliament, Georgie Purcell.

In a statement, 9News director Hugh Nailon said that when the picture was resized, “automation by Photoshop created an image that was not consistent with the original.” However, Adobe maintains (via NYT and the Guardian) “Any changes to this image would have required human intervention and approval.”

So what do you think happened?