This article was published on November 5, 2013

Fox News has ‘internal production problem’ that results in embarrassing glitch [Updated]


Fox News has ‘internal production problem’ that results in embarrassing glitch [Updated]
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Fox News had an “internal production issue” on Tuesday that resulted in the posting of an awkward placeholder headline:

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At first glance, the page appeared to be hacked, but FOX News Chief Digital Officer Jeff Misenti has issued the following statement:

During routine website maintenance, a home page prototype was accidentally moved to the actual site.  As with any mistake in testing, engineers noticed the error and quickly brought the site back to its normal function.