ABC Does Their Best Fox News Impression

7 News – A mistake that aired on Denver’s 7 has gone viral on the internet.

On 7NEWS at 5 p.m. on Monday, the station reported on ex-CIA director David Petraeus’ relationship with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. Broadwell earned a master’s degree at the University of Denver and had given a speech at an alumni event several weeks ago that may have provided insight into the early stages of their relationship.

During the broadcast, 7NEWS showed an image of Broadwell’s biography of Petraeus that is called, “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus.”

However, when the 7NEWS reporter went on the Internet to get an image of the book cover, the reporter mistakenly grabbed a Photoshopped image that said, “All Up In My Snatch.” “It was a mistake,” said KMGH-TV News Director Jeff Harris.

“It was a regrettable and an embarrassing error.  We are mortified this appeared during our 5 p.m. news broadcast.  The editor pulled the image of the book cover from the Internet without realizing it had been doctored.  We sincerely regret the error and have corrected the story to avoid any recurrence of its broadcast.  We are following up internally as well to avoid a repeat of this inexcusable oversight,” Harris said.

I have avoided posting on this whole affair until now. This was just too good to pass up. I legit laughed for one full minute after seeing this. Two things I take away from whole scandal. First, I will continue to photoshop bitmap paint images for the rest of my life with the hopes that one of my gems will accidentally end up on an actual news broadcast. Second, this is to all you dudes reading… if you think you can get away with an affair when the freaking Director of CIA can’t… well, you’re just an idiot.

-bp

[lobbed by Fulk]

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One Response to ABC Does Their Best Fox News Impression

  1. T-Bear says:

    Love the posts but I have two critical points on this one:

    1) Factually, the affair and scandal mostly occurred when General Patty-Cake (I just came up with that – Trademark) was still just General and not Director (meaning some people had to know during his confirmation hearing). Also, I am not conspiracy theorist but the timing of this, right after election day, is super odd.

    2) I don’t get all the Fox News hate. They are slanted but nothing compared to the dogmatic bias that is MSNBC on the other end of the spectrum. On election night, it was MSNBC, not Fox, using Opion Show Hosts to anchor the coverage. If Fox were using Sean Hannity to anchor election coverage it would be a joke so the same goes when you decide to put Ed Shultz or Chris Matthews front and center all night long. #Bushleague

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