Today In Incorrect Cable News Graphics

By Alex Weprin 

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When you have 24 hours of programming a day, mistakes will happen. CNN and MSNBC learned that the hard way this week.

This morning “CNN Newsroom” had a segment about drone warfare, and played a clip from a speech given by outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Unfortunately spell-check appeared to get the upper hand, as the chyron ended up reading “Leon Panther, Defense Secretary”:

On MSNBC’s “Jansing & Company” yesterday, there was a segment about the top 40 bachelors list from Town & Country magazine, and Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau made the list at number five. The problem: MSNBC used a photo of Jon Favreau the actor and director, not Jon Favreau the speechwriter:

(h/t InsideCableNews on the Favreau picture)

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