Quality Control Problems at CTV NewsNet? (Video)

January 17, 2007

Reporting on the resignation of Israel’s armed forces chief Dan Halutz, CTV Newsnet host Marcia MacMillan erroneously claimed the summer war between Hezbollah and Israel lasted only "18 days."

WATCH THE CLIP BELOW:

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In fact, the conflict lasted 34 days.

As we reported here and here, this isn’t the first time CTV Newsnet got its facts wrong. Considering the demands of a 24-hour news cycle, it won’t be the last time, either. We’ll be watching.

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