ABC News apologized Monday for mistakenly running a video that apparently was taken at a gun range in Kentucky with a report about Turkish attacks in northern Syria.
That’s right. On Sunday night and Monday morning [Oct 13th and 14th] ABC News ran reports which purportedly show “Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town”, when the footage in reality shows no bombing whatsoever, and hadn’t been recorded in Syria, or anywhere close to a real warzone – it was just a troop of good ol’ boys letting off steam in that all-American way!
The compilation below shows the ABC reports before the unedited original footage:
Most damning, however, is how all these ABC reports deliberately cropped the footage in such a manner to deceive the audience. Little wonder their official apology “did not specify how the error had occurred”:
A representative for ABC News declined to comment on how the mix-up had happened.
Obviously there was no “mix-up”, just propaganda: outrageous and unabashed Soviet-style lies.
Click here to read the full report published by The New York Times.