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April 04, 2006

Shock: Reuters Falls For Terrorist Hoax

Terrorists claimed to have shot down an American helicopter, and provided video of the glorious victory.

Al Jazeera ran the footage; Reuters reported on the terrorists' claims.

One problem: Check out the screenshot of the video. In the corner of the screen, the video CLEARLY identifies itself as having been shot in 2000.

Multiple levels of painstaking editorial fact-checking and etc.


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