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The Sunday Times "Pulls an ITV", Confusing a Video Game Character For an Actual Photo of a Soldier

By Sam Gibbs on at

Hopefully someone at the Sunday Times is just having a laugh, either that or it's made a right cock-up. In a story charting an ill-fated hostage rescue attempt in Nigeria, the newspaper used a picture of John “Soap” MacTavish, straight out of Call of Duty, instead of a photo of flesh-and-blood soldier, complete with an eye-obscuring black bar for, err, privacy reasons.