A screengrab of the Seventeen Magazine website. (credit:

14-Year-Old Takes On Altered Photographs In Seventeen Magazine

To draw attention to her campaign, Julia Bluhm held a mock photo shoot outside the offices of the magazine in Midtown. Her online petition demanding a monthly, unaltered photo spread has drawn more than 25,000 signatures.


Adele on the cover of Vogue (L) (credit: Vogue); Adele at the Grammy Awards (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers React To Controversial ‘Vogue’ Cover Featuring A Slimmed-Down Adele

The cover features the voluptuous English singer in a low-cut dress with her face and waist looking significantly thinner than the night she swept the Grammy Awards.


Portion Control Campaign (credit: NYC Health Dept.)

NYC Health Department Defends Using Photoshopped Amputee In Anti-Obesity Ad

The issue came to light following a story in the New York Times that reported the man, whose face is obscured in the ad, is actually a model who posed for a stock photo.


Critics say that digitally enhanced advertisements may be creating unrealisitic expectations in young women. (credit: CBS2)

Truth In Advertising: Act Seeks To Place Warning Labels On Enhanced Photos

The “Self Esteem Act” warn consumers about photo-shopped photographs in print media advertisements.