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Fox News Uses Old Palin Footage, Apologizes

Fox News has apologized for misrepresenting footage of Gov. Sarah Palin during a segment about her book tour. Think Progress spotted this on FNC yesterday and realized the footage used was from the campaign trail, not from Palin’s book tour. (But if you listen closely to anchor Gregg Jarrett, it appears his script said one thing, and he was expecting new video to play, but instead it’s file tape of Palin from a campaign rally. It’s live, cable news. It happens):

Well, this afternoon, on “Happening Now,” anchor Jane Skinner apologized:

(via Johnny Dollar)

Last week, “The Daily Show” caught Sean Hannity‘s program using old 9/12 protest footage during a segment describing large crowds at Michelle Bachmann‘s more recent rally. Hannity also later apologized.

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