CNN map showing progress of Dorian also labels Alabama ‘Mississippi’

CNN map showing progress of Dorian also labels Alabama ‘Mississippi’

[Ed. – Fredo and company need to take some time off for remediation in geography.]

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham called out CNN over a graphic the network aired that appears to mislabel Alabama as Mississippi, based on a screenshot that Grisham tweeted, as President Trump faces ongoing criticism for doubling down on his claim that Hurricane Dorian originally posed a threat to Alabama.

The image was shown in reference to a report on Dorian’s progress as it works its way up the eastern U.S. coast, showing parts of Georgia in a state of emergency. As of early Thursday afternoon, Dorian, which has again been downgraded to a Category 2 storm, was hammering the Carolinas.

CNN responded later Thursday, saying the error was corrected in seconds and it was acknowledging the mistake.

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“You all should try it sometime,” the network tweeted from its public relations account.

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