So Y’all Don’t Fact Check? The Biggest Media Mistakes In Recent History

September 6, 2013 ‐ By Meg Butler

We depend on the media for all the news we need to know. But sometimes they get the news all the way wrong. Check out some of the biggest media mistakes in recent history. They’ll make you laugh, make you sad and remind you to always double check your facts before you start spreading stories.

Biggest Media Mistakes

Get Me a Picture of a Black Rapper

When Chris Kelly died, reporters at NBC featured this picture of Jermaine Dupri.

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  • L-Boogie

    Sad but true.

  • Gypsy

    As a Media organization, if you get news or gossip you are required to pickup the phone and call to verify before you print.

  • Lipz

    I’m not flipping through all of this but I know that Sandy hook saying the principle died then publishing they did an interview with her better be in there.

    I know building 7 being in the background of a journalist while she is telling the audience the building is coming down on 911 better be on there.

  • Kenedy

    That Asiana Airlines blunder was so wrong. I laughed my behind off, how did no one notice that to begin with????