Israel Terror Attack: CNN Breaking News = Broken NewsAugust 18, 2011 15:09 by Simon Plosker
In the immediate aftermath of a multiple terror attack north of Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat, the full details of the horror have yet to be fully processed. As breaking news happens, it can be illuminating watching how the story develops on major media outlets.
Take CNN, which one HonestReporting staff member was monitoring for the latest information on his mobile device:
Note the final paragraph and the use of the word “terrorists” in quotation marks.
But look what an updated story includes in the caption below the video image:
Is that an unequivocal use of the “T”-word by CNN or did someone at the editorial desk have an accidental moment of clarity?