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CNN places London in Norwich on map of phone hacking arrests

15:41 30 January 2012

CNN moved London to Norfolk on their map.

CNN moved London to Norfolk on their map.

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For a country where only 30% of the population has a passport, you can forgive Americans for struggling with geography.

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But its main news channel CNN scaled the heights of embarrassment on Sunday when it moved London to Norfolk on its map of England.

The channel managed to move London 120 miles north east in its broadcast about the phone-hacking scandal.

The graphic was supposed to show viewers where the latest phone hacking arrests had been made, but instead of pointing to London it placed the country’s capital in our county.

The mistake was quickly flagged up on Twitter by a viewer.

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6 comments

  • As usual Billy your comment makes no sense.

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    The Yellow Yachtie

    Monday, January 30, 2012

  • This makes more sense Billy, it was a racially motivated comment. You have now confirmed to me that you are in fact 100% idiot.

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    The Yellow Yachtie

    Monday, January 30, 2012

  • white flight , yellow yachtie

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    billythebookie

    Monday, January 30, 2012

  • Norwich has enough mockneys as it is!!!

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    sellyano

    Monday, January 30, 2012

  • Ah maybe they used an I-phone 4s with dodgy GPS software

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    chebram71

    Monday, January 30, 2012

  • Does that mean the olympics will be held in norwich instead of London ?

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    Farquarson-Smythe

    Monday, January 30, 2012

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