Photo by… Instagram
Reporting on the viral fires in Tasmania, The Age gives the credits for a heartbreaking photo to… Instagram!
“Tim and Tammy Holmes had to take their grandchildren into the sea to escape the flames. Photo: Instagram“
* Honest mistake or negligence, such behaviour might lead to a common media practice consisting in using images shared by the public on social networks without the proper credits.
Later edit: I reckon the credits should go to Tim Holmes (grandfather of the family featured in the pic), as a very similar image in terms of composition, colors and exposure was credited to him today (9 January) by The West Australian: