July 13th, 2014
12:39 PM ET

Show me a story: ABC's photo flub

Brian Stelter looks at how photos can be used - and mis-used - by the media when telling a story.

Correction from Brian: the final photo I mentioned in this segment, of President Obama's meeting with Texas governor Rick Perry and other officials, was not taken aboard Air Force One; it was taken at Dallas Love Field. I'm sorry for the error.

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    Speaking of photo flubs, you said the Rick Perry photo was "from Air Force One."
    This is the AF1 conference room (note the aircraft windows):
    This is a conference room in Dallas (where Perry met with Obama):
    First clue: that's a Texas flag at the back. Not seen on AF1.
    Perhaps this was an honest mistake, but was it in the script, or in your brain?

    July 14, 2014 at 1:31 am | Reply

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