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Digitally Altered

In an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer last night, singer Whitney Houston said that she was digitally altered to look less thin during a Michael Jackson tribute concert. For years, tabloids have hounded Houston for alleged drug used and supposed weight disorders. Jacki Lyden explores with Kelly Port, a visual effects supervisor for Digital Domain, a production company in Venice, Calif., the different ways her image could have been manipulated.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.

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