Published: Tue, December 03, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Newsweek demotes editor after erroneous Trump Thanksgiving day plans story

Newsweek demotes editor after erroneous Trump Thanksgiving day plans story

Last week, Newsweek published a report claiming Trump's plans for the holiday included tweeting and golfing.

Newsweek journal tinned press reporter Jessica Kwong after she created a short article declaring UNITED STATE President Donald Trump was "tweeting, golfing and more" on Thanksgiving.

But Kwong talked about that the editor assigned one other reporter to write a brand original memoir and failed to interchange the initial memoir with the enchancment. At the bottom of the Newsweek story, it says that the story was "substantially updated and edited at 6:17 p.m. EST to reflect the president's surprise trip to Afghanistan".

Newsweek mentioned an investigation has been launched into how the incorrect story made its solution to publication.

Kwong spoke to the Washington Examiner and said she was assigned to cover Trump's Thanksgiving whereabouts and ultimately placed some of the blame on an editor.

Kwong's write-up was exposed Thursday earlier than details of the essential trip arised.

"The next day, Kwong reached out to the editor on duty and relayed the president's latest actions, after which the story was published", the Examiner reported.

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The new headline and subsequent updates to the article came hours later.

Newsweek's updated story contained a note.

However Trump and his son, Donald Jr., lambasted the magazine for the error.

"The memoir has been corrected, and the journalist responsible has been terminated".

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She tweeted that a correction on the article had been issued and called her original take "an honest mistake".

Newsweek added that it will continue to review its processes and "take further action" if required.

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