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FOX News Mix-Up: No, The UK Did NOT Vote To Leave The UN

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:24:53 Z)

FOX News mistakenly told viewers Friday that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the United Nations. The FOX staffer who types up the graphics for the news channel -- and any editor who proof-reads and approves them -- obviously confused the world organization with the European Union -- the EU -- which UK voters did decide to leave.

We must assume they know better and just made a mistake while rushing the graphic to air. We all make typos. You'll probably find one or more on this page.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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