Courtesy of New York Times staff editor Michael Roston, this is an unfortunate push alert error:
— Michael Roston (@michaelroston) February 27, 2015
I feel genuinely awful for whoever is responsible for this. Everyone of us has made that mistake, but this will haunt them.
In the interest of solidarity, here’s a Star Wars mistake I once made when I worked for CNET:
Stay strong, anonymous ABC7 push alert writer. You’ll come back from this.
UPDATE: The ABC7 digital editor responsible seems like a mensch.
— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) February 27, 2015