In the wake of Wednesday’s terrorist attack that left four dead and five wounded in a Tel Aviv market, CNN’s breaking news Twitter account appeared to question the notion that the attacks were carried out by “terrorists.”
The use of quotes around the word “terrorists” didn’t escape notice, earning CNN mockery and scorn alike.
CNN heeded its critics Thursday morning, deleting the tweet and issuing a mea culpa of sorts, saying the attack was “undoubtedly” terrorism.
A previous – now removed – tweet appeared to call into question the Tel Aviv attack as an act of terrorism. It undoubtedly was.
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) June 9, 2016
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