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The Most Offensively Embarrassing Coverage Of The Petraeus Affair

The lesson? Don’t use the first result you find on Google Images.

From 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.”

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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