ABC station tweets unfortunate typos about suicide

A breaking news tweet from WJLA in Washington, D.C., fell victim to a dirty typo:

The station followed up with this correction, which got the man's name wrong:

Gilberti was wanted in the shooting of a local woman, reports the Allbritton-owned ABC affiliate.

  • Craig Silverman

    Craig Silverman (craig@craigsilverman.ca) is an award-winning journalist and the founder of Regret the Error, a blog that reports on media errors and corrections, and trends regarding accuracy and verification.

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