The Huffington Post deleted a tweet accompanied by a picture of former One Direction singer Zayn Malik that they thought might be misleading, and later explained why:
We apologize for the original image here. Zayn Malik is mentioned in the story, but is obviously not part of ISIS. pic.twitter.com/CzEaDwxs3y
— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) November 20, 2015
— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) November 20, 2015
However, HuffPo’s apology didn’t spare them a ribbing from Iowahawk:
.@HuffingtonPost apologizing for calling boy bands terrorists is exactly what ISIS wants
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) November 20, 2015
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