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#1   GDNet+   

Posted 28 May 2012 - 10:59 PM

http://www.gamedev.net/page/news/redir.php?g=781f6d5b9796119667f47c7b0f0598bb&v=345

Yes, this is from the news feed, but I have to say, this was almost enough to make me buy a XBox 360. How awesome of a publicity can you get? And how the hell did the BBC screw that up? That seems too hard of a mistake to make.
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#2   Members   

Posted 29 May 2012 - 08:43 AM

As long as they model their news after this, I'm not surprised. Anyway - CNN has a track record of being creative with their research.



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Posted 29 May 2012 - 08:53 AM

Anyway - CNN has a track record of being creative with their research.

It was the BBC o.O

#4   Members   

Posted 29 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

Anyway - CNN has a track record of being creative with their research.

It was the BBC o.O

Let the games of uninformed newscasts begin?

I thought it was pretty funny as well. Maybe someone intentionally slipped it in?

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 09:11 AM

I thought it was pretty funny as well. Maybe someone intentionally slipped it in?

They probably just did a google image search for "UNSC logo". The first image is the one they ended up using :P

#6   GDNet+   

Posted 29 May 2012 - 09:18 AM

The guy would have to be a 18 year intern to not have an idea what the United Nations logo looks like. Plus I didn't even know the Security Council had their own logo?!
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Posted 29 May 2012 - 09:28 AM

This sort of thing seems to happen fairly often.
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Posted 29 May 2012 - 10:23 AM

Maybe I should change the title to "The failed and sad state of the current news media"?


NOTE: The irony of that is not lost on me.

NOTE: For those who don't get the irony, please google what the Maquis are.

Edited by Alpha_ProgDes, 29 May 2012 - 10:27 AM.

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