Has anyone read this report of a star being consumed by a black hole?

I ask because of the image in this link. http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/a-star-is-torn--and-it-doesnt-happen-all-that-often-20110808-1ij54.html It clearly isn't anything to do with an X-ray image of a distant galaxy. It looks like a stylized image from a doco on black holes I watched some years... show more I ask because of the image in this link.

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tec...

It clearly isn't anything to do with an X-ray image of a distant galaxy. It looks like a stylized image from a doco on black holes I watched some years ago, which showed how a black hole may distort the background. (Anyone remember it?) That's just our own night sky in the background, isn't it?
Update: The SMH isn't a provincial tabloid. It concerns me that there seems to be a fault line between print news and online news. I can't see anything like that being tried in the broadsheet version of the paper. Anyone with media experience know if there's a general poor attitude towards sources and information in... show more The SMH isn't a provincial tabloid. It concerns me that there seems to be a fault line between print news and online news. I can't see anything like that being tried in the broadsheet version of the paper. Anyone with media experience know if there's a general poor attitude towards sources and information in web-based news outlets? I know we've all read the howlers from Yahoo News et al, but is there a problem even in the biggies, like NYT online?
Update 2: Just after that last edit, I saw they'd changed the caption. At first, it said that it was an image showing the event itself, which it clearly wasn't. It's the standard of web "journalism" that worries me, as this is a reputable news outlet.
3 answers 3