TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Today In Incorrect Cable News Graphics

When you have 24 hours of programming a day, mistakes will happen. CNN and MSNBC learned that the hard way this week.

This morning “CNN Newsroom” had a segment about drone warfare, and played a clip from a speech given by outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Unfortunately spell-check appeared to get the upper hand, as the chyron ended up reading “Leon Panther, Defense Secretary”:

On MSNBC’s “Jansing & Company” yesterday, there was a segment about the top 40 bachelors list from Town & Country magazine, and Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau made the list at number five. The problem: MSNBC used a photo of Jon Favreau the actor and director, not Jon Favreau the speechwriter:

(h/t InsideCableNews on the Favreau picture)

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!