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Danish TV Channel Mistakes "Assassin’s Creed" Image For Syrian Skyline

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The questionable backdrop behind TV2 anchor Cecilie Beck on Feb. 26.

From the AP:

One of the TV channel’s employees had found the image online and thought it was a photo of Damascus’ skyline.

[TV2 Head of News Jacob] Nybroe says it was a terrible mistake and a “reminder to us all of the importance of verifying the sources of pictures.”

Of course, this isn’t the first time a TV producer has fallen victim to bad image search results.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Jessica Testa at jessica.testa@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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