News & Media Literacy


I can:

  • Recognize that photos and videos can be altered digitally.

  • Identify different reasons why someone might alter a photo or video.

  • Analyze altered photos and videos to try to determine why.

Essential Question:

Why do people alter digital photos and videos?

Do you think the lemon in this photo is real or fake?


To change the way something looks, sometimes using a computer or other digital tools.

To cause someone to believe something.

Watch the videos below:

How were these videos altered?

Why do you think Zach King created these videos?

Things to think about:

  • What do you think about altering photos?

  • Is it OK to do?

  • Does it depend on the type of alteration? How so?