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View Diary: Check out the Faux News ticker in NYC! (With "Update" and now with Actual Update.) (179 comments)

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  •  Back in the day of the old Amiga & its (3+ / 0-)
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    Tonedevil, wu ming, nickinnewyork

    Video Toaster....Some 20 years ago....this was child's play. Imagine it is much easier now with all the new software and hardware. The scrolling ticker is just overlay on the real ticker. It you increase the gamma of the video on playback you can easily see the tops of windows are obscured by the band of text. The text is even larger than the previous news ticker text. As for the video...they just did video of the real ticker and edited in the "FAKE TEXT" over the video. As for the people, they probably wonder why someone is doing a video of the ticker and that they are having their picture taken. "FAKE"

    From "his panic" above:
    0:29 - You can see the white border at the top of the "Cavuto" poster.
    0:48 - The white border at the top of the "Cavuto" poster is gone because the sign has magically expanded!

    Amazing the Time I waste Here! Sometimes it's not wasted though!

    by raster44 on Tue May 31, 2011 at 08:48:11 PM PDT

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    •  OK, the top of the window in which... (0+ / 0-)

      .... the word CAVUTO appears in all caps, appears to have disappeared in the second video.  That's decent evidence for a fake.  

      However, we shall see...

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