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CNN Deletes Tweets With Scare Quotes Blaming Tel Aviv Attack On ‘Terrorists’

Derek Hunter Contributor

CNN and CNN Breaking News both put the word “terrorists” in quotation marks when initially reporting on the terror attack in Tel Aviv. The now-deleted tweets were:

Screen capture from Twitter

Screen capture from Twitter

Screen capture from Twitter

Screen capture from Twitter

The unnecessary use of quotation marks around “terrorists” did not go unnoticed.

By Thursday morning both accounts had deleted the tweets and issued the following statements:

CNN did not say why the quotation marks were used in the first place nor who sent the tweets.