The photo was part of a series taken by Agence France-Presse/Getty photographer Alexander Klein of Charlie Hebdo editor Stéphane Charbonnier standing amidst the rubble of his office following a firebombing in 2011. Charbonnier, who was killed in this morning’s attack along with eleven others, is seen holding the offending cover, which depicted a caricature of the Islamic prophet Muhammed.
Below is the Daily News photo, followed by a similar one from the same reel:
A screengrab appearing to show a similar blurring by the Telegraph that was passed around Wednesday morning could not be confirmed by Mediaite.
Mediaite has reached out to the Daily News for comment and will update this post accordingly.
[Image via Alexander Klein / Agence France-Presse/Getty]
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