CBS News Producer Accidentally Sends Out Note to Entire Listserv

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By Chris Ariens Comment

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CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller found herself in the middle of an email exchange today that went out to anyone who subscribes to a CBS News listserv. Here’s the note:

———- Forwarded message ———-

From: CBSNews Evening News

Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:20 PM

Subject: Michelle Miller
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CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller found herself in the middle of an email exchange today that went out to anyone who subscribes to a CBS News listserv. Here’s the note:

———- Forwarded message ———-

From: CBSNews Evening News

Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:20 PM

Subject: Michelle Miller

Knows something’s up. Sigh.

A web producer accidentally sent the email to anyone who subscribes to the Evening News newsletter listserv. Turns out the producer meant to send the email to an editor to let them know Michelle Miller was going to have to write a post on the Couric & Co. blog about a story she is putting together for tonight’s Evening News.

TVNewser was forwarded the email by many people on the listerv. And we hear Miller herself received emails from mystified colleagues about its meaning. We’re told the “sigh” is in reference to the overworked nature of the CBS newsroom today (we know you newsers can relate).

The web producer sent out a follow-up email, explaining the gaffe:

—–Original Message—–

From: [Redacted]
Sent: Wed Apr 30 15:02:48 2008

Subject: FW: Please disregard the last message from this address

Our goof. Proving the danger of the mass email list!

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