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Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:28 PM

Denver’s Channel 7 “mortified” over Petraeus story goof [View all]

Source: Denver Post

Monday during the 5 p.m. newscast, Denver ABC affiliate KMGH-Channel 7 committed what news director Jeff Harris called “an embarrassing mistake” and one that’s too risque to repeat in a family newspaper.

The station showed a digitally redesigned graphic of the cover of the Petraeus biography, “All In.” The title was, um, rewritten.

An editor grabbed the wrong image online, Harris said. The fake image was not created locally. The reaction from viewers was minimal (“my wife called me”), but took off in the blogosphere. Harris declined to discuss whether disciplinary actions had been or might be taken, except to say, “when we make mistakes we take them seriously.”

Read more: http://blogs.denverpost.com/ostrow/2012/11/13/channel-7-mortified-petraeus-story-goof/11719/



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here's the image they pulled

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