April 5, 2000
2:21 PM   Subscribe

I feel bad about posting an Elian Gonzalez link, just because the poor kid has been through enough, but this religious imagery that CNN used in conjuntion with a story is just plain odd.
posted by jkottke (5 comments total)
yikes! You would think someone there would have caught that.
posted by bvanveen at 2:41 PM on April 5, 2000

You assume it wasn't on purpose. No matter what you think should ultimately happen to him, the main message I keep reading in the media is that he's being martyred.

posted by CrazyUncleJoe at 2:46 PM on April 5, 2000

I liked when MSNBC was doing another story on Elian and was saying how 'Elian must be absolutely frightened with all the media attention he's seeing here, now lets move down to Dan outside the house'.
posted by Mark at 3:22 PM on April 5, 2000

Now, that is indeed scary. I'll eat my hat if the producers of that site/page didn't leap for joy when the discovered that pic among the hundreds of spy shots they must have bought.
posted by Dean_Paxton at 7:59 PM on April 5, 2000

I used to work for Turner Entertainment. Those chuckleheads will do anything for ratings. They're not above pulling stunts like that.
posted by vitaminb at 8:22 AM on April 6, 2000

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