DPWH Photoshop fail

Philippines
September 30, 2011 7:50am CST
Recently after the typhoon pedring. DPWH conducted a inspection report regarding the damages done by typhoon pedring in baywalk in Roxas blvd. Unfortunately their photos regarding their report was fabricated and edited. The three officials looks like another David Blaine in their photos, what do you think about imposing some rules and regulations regarding the usage of social media to protect the integrity and transparecy. Here's the source quiapo.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/dpwh-photoshop-fail/
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@Harmonics (251)
• Philippines
1 Oct 11
I saw the photo and it only shows what kind of officials (who made themselves look like 100% fools LOL) are running that agency. We know that DPWH is just another corrupt government department. I would really give DPWH a different meaning, Department of People Without Honor.Hahaha
@judelen (428)
• Philippines
2 Oct 11
Hello! I think in fairness to them, so far the news since then, I did not hear any top management from the DPWH Department has been like the AFP Department which is happening a months ago. I think they are just the department used by the politician to make corruption.
• Philippines
5 Oct 11
Ok then judelen, what is your point?
@iRiZkiE (68)
• Philippines
6 Oct 11
these only shows that persons in the authority are just pretenders... they pretend they care where deep inside they don't. they're only after the money they can get when they are in the position. and this photo answers all our questions whether they are really willing to help those who are in need or just ignore them. They do this things (pretend they care) so that people's eyes will see them and hail them for their (pretencious) care for the people..but when the cameras are turned-off their true colors appear and the rudest attitude one can imagine will show up.
• Philippines
7 Oct 11
you really got it!
• Philippines
6 Oct 11
I think they were actually there and did their job of inspecting the damage. What is sad and unfortunate is the fact that they had to post a poorly edited photo showing them do their job. More unfortunate is the fact that these officials should pass the blame to "an overeager staff"; some news have it that they also blamed the photographer. What should have been plus points for them turned out to be negative publicity instead. Oh well, as they say in showbiz -- "Good or bad publicity, it is still publicity." The only way, I think, that they can make up for this brouhaha is to show the public the finished restoration or rebuilding projects of the infrastructure damaged by Typhoon Pedring. A damaged reputation is more difficult to restore than infrastructure. Credibility lost is one hard thing to regain.
• Philippines
11 Oct 11
You know most of Filipinos are passing the blame to others because they don't want their reputation to be tainted and the best example of this are the dpwh officials, they blamed the editor but who commanded the editor to edit the pictures its the officials so I don't side on any of them because both of them are wrong.
@katrinapaz (2438)
• Philippines
5 Oct 11
i also saw this in the news and read about this in the newspaper. the three officials are now made fun of and they have a lot of pictures already in different backgrounds. it is also said that this story even made it to the washington post. i hope they dont fool us again because in the end, it is them who are being laughed at.
• Philippines
5 Oct 11
Because they think that we are easy to fool but they had caught up and become a center topic in media.
@xtedaxcvg (3191)
• Philippines
4 Oct 11
Too bad for the overeager employee his actions got him suspended. That's what you get for acting first before using your brain. But there's a possibility that that employee is just a fall guy for the officials. Maybe it was really the officials who ordered those photos to be posted there and when they garnered negative reactions, they blame someone else. We will never know I guess.
• Philippines
5 Oct 11
It is hard to think that those officials involved have no knowledge of that picture editing event.
• Philippines
30 Sep 11
Actually, those officials were really there. I just don't understand why do they have to edit an image of them working which backfired miserably. What, they want some "pogi" points in their job, to show that they are working. They don't need to show the people they're working, they should just work, that's why they're there in the first place. The Filipino people don't owe them anything, it's them who owe the Filipino people. Now, people have a new meaning for DPWH - Department of Photoshopped Works and Highways.
• Philippines
1 Oct 11
Lol that's good name for DPWH =D
@greenpeas (999)
• Philippines
3 Oct 11
Latest news reports that an overeager employee was the one who doctored the picture and is now suspended. It is truly embarassing and doesnt look good for those officials even though they are not responsible for this mess. Actually, this photoshopped image was much better than that in China where two officials look like they are floating on the street.
• Philippines
2 Oct 11
I don't see the point as to why they have to photoshop their pictures? what is the purpose? I can understand that on of them is practicing photoshop thing but why do they have to post it in the net? it's silly that they have nothing else to do and then now they go quack by putting an obvious photo shop version of themselves?
@eLsMarie (4148)
• Philippines
2 Oct 11
LOL. It's purely fabricated. I haven't noticed it until you informed us. Thanks vocarious.