Video at NRO:
OOPS: Local station accidentally airs doctored image of Petraeus biography…title not Twitter-propriate (VIDEO) – http://t.co/0tBL2k2P
— National Review (@NRO) November 13, 2012
— Bronx, NY News (@Bronx_NY_News) November 13, 2012
Intern gone wild? Or was ABC’s Denver affiliate doing a little New York Post-style editorializing about the scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus and his biographer, Paula Broadwell?
Broadwell’s Petraeus biography is actually titled “All In” (already unfortunate and snicker-worthy).
All In: The Education of General David Petraeus — the cover with Ms Broadwell's pic is suddenly deeply ironic! pic.twitter.com/FD2hbWpT
— EH (@ejazhaider) November 10, 2012
Top tip: When working in local TV, don't digitally alter a book cover to get smutty laughs in the office http://t.co/xkR9E9gy
— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) November 13, 2012
A call placed the affiliate’s assignment desk confirmed the unfortunate “mistake.”
“That’s correct,” said the women working the assignment desk, confirming that the wrong book cover had been aired. “It was a mistake.”
A mistake? Hmm:
Google has no trace of "All Up in My Snatch" photoshop. May be a Denver ABC original http://t.co/nfAhAsCJ
— F. Bill McMorris (@FBillMcMorris) November 13, 2012
We have a feeling that “mistake” is likely to cost at least one person.
— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) November 13, 2012
The KMGH-TV news director claims, “The editor pulled the image of the book cover from the Internet without realizing it had been doctored