The reactions to Celebgate were about as varied and awful as you could ask for, but give CNN a little credit: It’s still the least-informed news organization out there, and it delivered again.
How did the 24/7 media mammoth botch a story about the mysterious leakage of nude photos pulled from the iCloud accounts of America’s hottest starlets? Let me count the ways:
1) They believe 4chan might be a person.
CNN “waiting for confirmation” on 4chan’s personhood : https://t.co/couc4WgLK5 pic.twitter.com/YKO2uojUXe
— Joshua Zane Weiss (@JoshuaZaneWeiss) September 2, 2014
2) They suggest changing your password from “password” to “pa$$word.”
3) At one point, this bro Bret Larson just starts laughing for no reason.
Anybody looking to work in a research department? Because I may know of a job opening.