The Hazards of Live Tweeting: #25,215

Just a little bit wrong…

okay, okay…a lot wrong

Just before Silver’s 2 PM conference, TMZ—which broke the initial news about the recording—tweeted that the league had suspended Sterling “indefinitely.”

Minutes later NBC News jumped on the bandwagon and tweeted same information, adding that Sterling would be fined $5 million.

On MSNBC, host Joy Reid said that the network had “confirmed” those details.

Surprise, surprise the reports were wrong.

One Response to “The Hazards of Live Tweeting: #25,215”

  1. I was watching CNN (I think) where minutes before the NBA press conference a guest said “I don’t want to steal their thunder, but my sources just text me with…” 5 million etc. bogus info.

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