By now we all know that it was white smoke billowing out of the Sistine Chapel just after 7pm Vatican City time Wednesday, signaling that the papal conclave had chosen a new Pope to lead the Catholic Church. But it wasn’t so clear at first to the cable news anchors who had their eyes (and cameras) fixed on the chimney.
Watch the exclusive Mediaite video below to find out which network called it first and see the desperate stops and starts they had along the way:
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