National Geographic magazine was suspected of plagiarism

National Geographic magazine was suspected of plagiarism

Slovak photographer even provided evidence.

Recently the world saw a new issue of the popular magazine National Geographic. A room is devoted to the problem of ecology and environmental pollution, including due to the use of plastic. The cover of the edition was decorated with the “talking” photograph of Mexican Jorge Gamboa — floating in the water package that resembles an iceberg.

Our latest @NatGeo cover is one for the ages#PlanetorPlastic

— Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) May 16, 2018

First cover published on Twitter senior editor of the publication Over Wallace, who noted the genius of the picture with the package. To the enthusiastic comments and joined the many users of the social network.

Soon, however, the magazine noticed the Slovak photographer Matus Tre, who accused Gamboa and the entire editorial staff of National Geographic in plagiarism. He noted that even in 2015, has created a similar advertising campaign for a British brand. As evidence, the Bench posted a photo of their work. And the resemblance is obvious.

Publication of Matus Bence (@matusbence) 17 May 2018 at 8:50 PM PDT

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