ABC News aired on “ABC World News Tonight,” host Tom Llamas playing footage “appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town.” The video was also broadcast on “Good Morning America.”
The problem is… the news was distorted with the inclusion of a fake video taken during a military gun demonstration in Kentucky and published to YouTube in 2017.
ABC News Airs “Syria” Footage That Appears To Be From A Kentucky Gun Range
When exposed, the network said, “ABC News regrets the error.”
This latest example is not the first fake news broadcast by ABC either.
Fake news consequences: ABC’s Brian Ross suspended
Or what about this case of fake news from 2012?
ABC News settles lawsuit over pink slime to distance from 2012 fake news story