New York Times to issue correction after mixing up Angela Bassett, Omarosa
The error was first flagged by Buzzfeed reporter Julia Reinstein on Twitter. The photo was credited to a Getty photographer.
oh my god the New York Times mixed up Angela Bassett with Omarosa pic.twitter.com/jLoePOqADy
— julia reinstein (@juliareinstein) September 18, 2018
“We regret running an incorrect caption from a photo wire service in some early print editions. We will issue a correction in tomorrow’s paper,” the Times official communications Twitter account wrote.
We regret running an incorrect caption from a photo wire service in some early print editions. We will issue a correction in tomorrow’s paper.https://t.co/fEezxxXo0M
— NYTimes Communications (@NYTimesPR) September 18, 2018
“Hey Everybody, no worries!,” wrote the star of “Black Panther” and others. “It’s handled.”
Hey Everybody, no worries! xoAng pic.twitter.com/iPq2uQVy4I
— Angela Bassett (@ImAngelaBassett) September 18, 2018
Wow @nytimes do all dark skinned black women look the same to your editors?? Gorgeous and talented Queen Angela Bassett looks nothing like that other one. #NYTimes #majoreffup https://t.co/hPx1tlgTQv
— Joy Villa (@Joy_Villa) September 18, 2018
Today in “all black people look alike.” https://t.co/PsnAJKHITh
— HuffPost BlackVoices (@blackvoices) September 18, 2018
Not to be extra but this is the most disrespectful thing that has ever happened https://t.co/X5bvotg7yt
— Brit Bennett (@britrbennett) September 18, 2018
Hire Black Editors case #378363 https://t.co/xZGrAYqQ4F
— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) September 18, 2018
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