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Oops: CNN Shows Map Of Tripoli… Lebanon

As you’re likely aware by this point, Tripoli is the capital city of Libya. Libya is a country in North Africa that has been in the news quite a bit lately. This is why it is unfortunate that CNN displayed a graphic showing a map of that other Tripoli, over in Lebanon.

One place is slightly more swept up in a revolution than the other. So rest assured that Libyan rebels have not advanced on Lebanon.

Have a look:

Oh well. At least it wasn’t Tripoli, Wisconsin though, right?

Update: CNN’s PR folks in the UK posted a Tweet apologizing (or apologising) for the error:

h/t Gawker and Twitter

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