Anyone who saw last week’s episode of “The Newsroom” got a taste of how much journalists hate the scrolling bar at the bottom of 24-hour news broadcasts.
CNN gave us yet another reason to despise them.
During the royal baby announcement—watched with intense excitement by anyone who likes babies and didn’t have to be strapped to a desk—CNN had its ticker going. Some unrelated and altogether unfortunate news came along just at the moment they were talking about the baby:
It’s cringe-worthy, and plenty of sites picked it up. In our screencap-happy social media world, all it takes it a split second to end up with egg on your face.
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Our other favorite meme-worthy moment from Royal Baby Mania? This guy: