ABC Admits To Using Fake Footage Of Kurdish ‘Slaughter’
Update: ABC News has admitted to using the fake footage and has removed it. While not apologizing, they ‘regret the error.’
CORRECTION: We’ve taken down video that aired on “World News Tonight” Sunday and “Good Morning America” this morning that appeared to be from the Syrian border immediately after questions were raised about its accuracy. ABC News regrets the error.
This is horrible horrible …what was ABC News thinking? If we in the media want credibility, we have to stop doing stupid things like this.. https://twitter.com/gizmodo/status/1183773245163687936 …Gizmodo✔ @Gizmodo
ABC News broadcasts fake Syria bombing video that’s actually from a Kentucky military show in 2017 http://gizmo.do/O8Xd96O
ABC News was just busted using two year old gun range footage while reporting on Turkey ‘slaughtering’ the kurds in the wake of a US withdrawal from the region.
This video right here appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town. The Kurds, who fought alongside the US against ISIS now horrific reports of atrocities committed by Turkish-backed fighters on those very allies” -ABC News
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