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MasterAssasin84
03-10-2013, 07:49 PM
A lesson on how important it is to check your sources when reporting on a highly sensitive subject.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/denmarks-tv2-used-image-from-assassins-creed-computer-game-in-news-report/2013/03/10/96ae99ee-8988-11e2-a88e-461ffa2e34e4_story.html

SixKeys
03-10-2013, 08:07 PM
Here's the image in question, for those interested:

http://blu.stb.s-msn.com/i/CA/A8577199CBC1E1B94C4412D631D93_h316_w628_m5_cKkkCun ml.jpg

lothario-da-be
03-10-2013, 08:11 PM
LOOOOL this is beyond epic.

MasterAssasin84
03-10-2013, 08:17 PM
I was hoping to see Altair leap across the screen !!

ACfan443
03-10-2013, 08:18 PM
Hahahaha!

AjinkyaParuleka
03-10-2013, 08:20 PM
I was hoping to see Altair leap across the screen !!
this

stingray10
03-10-2013, 08:36 PM
I wish Syria looked like this. I would be visiting it every year.

lothario-da-be
03-10-2013, 08:37 PM
I wish Syria looked like this. I would be visiting it every year.
Me too,:p sad that there is a war now.

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 11:10 AM
I wish Syria looked like this. I would be visiting it every year.

If only we lived in that perfect virtual world !

Escappa
03-11-2013, 11:26 AM
How could they think that...this is perfect, just perfect :D

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 11:34 AM
How could they think that...this is perfect, just perfect :D

Lets just free our minds :)

reddragonhrcro
03-11-2013, 11:37 AM
Hahaha this reminds me of when BBC put a logo from HALO.

blacklimoband
03-11-2013, 11:47 AM
But what was the news article? Was it about the mysterious death of a high profile person in Damascus?

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 12:04 PM
But what was the news article? Was it about the mysterious death of a high profile person in Damascus?

Im not to sure who died but you have to admit this is just epic lol !! i wonder if the News station knew exactly were that image was from ?

Escappa
03-11-2013, 12:05 PM
Im not to sure who died but you have to admit this is just epic lol !! i wonder if the News station knew exactly were that image was from ?

Nah, probably not (I mean Denmark come on ;) ). If they had known...would they really have put it out there?

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 12:07 PM
Nah, probably not (I mean Denmark come on ;) ). If they had known...would they really have put it out there?

Dont you find it ironic that Danascus is in better condition architectualy during the crusade than it is now? lol !!

reddragonhrcro
03-11-2013, 01:48 PM
Here it is:
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/arlcG2H9tWVddPnHRObwUg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NTt3PTYzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/blogs/ygamesblog/bbc-halo-unsc.jpg

Escappa
03-11-2013, 01:57 PM
Dont you find it ironic that Danascus is in better condition architectualy during the crusade than it is now? lol !!

True....sad...but true

roostersrule2
03-11-2013, 01:59 PM
This is classic hahaha.

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 02:20 PM
Here it is:
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/arlcG2H9tWVddPnHRObwUg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NTt3PTYzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/blogs/ygamesblog/bbc-halo-unsc.jpg

And let me be as clear as day !! FFS this is the same news Channel ? lol !

reddragonhrcro
03-11-2013, 05:23 PM
And let me be as clear as day !! FFS this is the same news Channel ? lol !
Holy F**K it is!
Double fail!
LMFAO XD

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 05:27 PM
Holy F**K it is!
Double fail!
LMFAO XD

Me gotta get a subscription to this ? Next thing you know they will be providing media coverage on the war against the templar order !!

freddie_1897
03-11-2013, 06:13 PM
Me too,:p sad that there is a war now.
ahem, been there, saw that. and now everything's destroyed. shame really, it was a nice country.

SixKeys
03-11-2013, 06:18 PM
I have a feeling somebody on the research team is a big-time gamer and is just trolling their colleagues to see how much they can get away with, lol.

Megas_Doux
03-11-2013, 06:24 PM
Plus the lifes lost, there is this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_heritage_sites_damaged_during_Syrian_civil _war

=(

MasterAssasin84
03-11-2013, 06:26 PM
I have a feeling somebody on the research team is a big-time gamer and is just trolling their colleagues to see how much they can get away with, lol.

Yea somebody in the office just decided to bring april fools forward a few weeks early to piss the studio of !! Bravo ! if the media spout anymore coverage on the EU banking crises please plaster an image from a Florentine bank in AC2 !!