Associated Press Blunders, Corrects Another Breaking News Report

The hits keep on coming for the Associated Press.

Of late, the AP has had to issue an unfortunate series of corrections and clarifications to at least three tweets the wire service’s Twitter account sent out. Then there was the startling headline on a report that seemed to suggest an American citizen was being injected with Ebola.

The latest: An erroneous tweet sent out by the AP Thursday related to Sen. John Walsh, the Democrat who just dropped out of his terminated his reelection campaign in light of a plagiarism accusations.

The initial tweet from the AP named one “Joe Walsh”:

Ten minutes later, a correction was issued:

[Image via Associated Press]

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