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.