TSI: Type Scene Investigations

When Sat 17 Sep 0900
Where Track 1
What Presentation
Who Thomas Phinney

Forensic font geek Thomas Phinney discusses and shows some of the cases of allegedly forged documents he’s been asked to investigate, from a frontier mailbag label for The History Channel’s History Detectives, to the NFL’s Pro Football Hall of Fame for the Dallas Morning News, to the Bush presidency for The Washington Post.

Learn how errors with fonts, typography and output devices have ruined what could otherwise have been perfectly good forgeries.

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