Newspaper Apologizes For Using Alec Baldwin Photo In Trump Cover Story
Did ‘fake news’ just jump the shark?
The Dominican Republic’s oldest and most important newspaper El Nacional on Friday printed a photo of Alec Baldwin doing his impression of President Trump on “Saturday Night Live” in a lead article about Trump and Israel.
The photo was used side-by-side with a photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
While it was not immediately clear whether the image of Baldwin was accidental or an intentional joke, the newspaper later clarified their error…
El Nacional published on Friday as Donald Trump a picture of actor Alec Baldwin, who imitates on a television program the president of the United States. The picture was sent that day by Associated Press (AP) with the name of the actor and reported on the program, but was placed as if it were Trump’s, a situation that went unnoticed for all who reviewed page 19. National apolgizes to the readers and all those who felt affected by the publication.
The newspaper did however get the picture of Shakira criticizing Trump’s immigration policy correct…