One would think that after being called out numerous times for reporting fake news and spreading misinformation, CNN might try to sharpen its investigative skills and get things right for once. One would think.
Apparently that’s not the case as the network has once again been caught reporting something fake — this time about the U.S. Marines.
In a report on the U.S. Marines nude photo scandal on Wednesday, CNN’s attempt at real journalism was overshadowed by the fact that the network had its own photo faux pas that included a photograph of the Chinese military carrying Chinese weapons, boarding a Chinese helicopter.
Defense One editor Marcus Weisgerber spotted the error and promptly called out CNN for it:What an embarrassing mistake.
Apparently, CNN’s primary concern is not being able to spot the difference between the Chinese military and the U.S. military. (The red star might have been a clue.)
It has more important things to do, like push the Democrat agenda. But pushing that agenda has blinded them to what actual news looks like and, as a result, the network has a disgusting track record.
For example, it tried to get away with exaggerating about the size of President Donald Trump’s inauguration crowd in comparison to the crowd at former President Barack Obama’s inauguration.
They also don’t always vet their guests.
Apparently, they can’t add. They once reported that 110 percent of Scottish voters went to the polls.
The network doesn’t seem to know its geography, either, after it reported that the capital of Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Indonesia. (It’s the capital of Malaysia.)
And their hosts appear to simply make things up as they go along just to see if they can get away with it.
CNN’s lies are almost too much to keep up with.
H/T Task and Purpose