All news organisations are at risk of committing a typographical error now and then. It’s an unfortunate concomitant of writing a lot of words to a tight deadline.
Even the JC makes the odd slip.
But the chryon – what lay readers might call the ticker – at the bottom of this morning’s Fox and Friends broadcast had a particularly infelicitous example.
Donald Trump’s favourite news channel inadvertently called his favourite son-in-law "Jared Kosher."
Jonathan Levine, editor of media news website Mediaite, was first to point out the error and posted a screengrab to Twitter.
The denizens of Twitter, predictably, had a lot of fun with the slip:
So blissfully offended.— ((Molly Jong-Fast)) (@MollyJongFast) July 12, 2017
Yet somehow they appear to have gotten Veselnits..(kaya) correct. Maybe those at Fox are just better with Russian names for whatever reason— Casey (@BikingUpAHill) July 12, 2017
Forget Freudian slip. That's like a whole set of Freudian negligee.— ❄Kit Yona 📎 (@TheKitastrophe) July 12, 2017
Well, maybe he is and maybe he isn't.— MH Rudolph (@by_mhrudolph) July 12, 2017