BBC indicate has issued a statement of regret for demonstrating the recording of Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram rather than Imran Khan, his previous partner turned-politician and the Prime Minister-waiting. BBC apologises over Imran-Wasim mix-up.
BBC apologises over Imran-Wasim mix-up
Newsnight, the leader show of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), disclosed on BBC2 channel, opened with a piece archiving Khan’s excursion from a cricketing legend to a potential prime minister.
Be that as it may, rather than demonstrating the right-gave all-rounder in real life, the recording of left-arm pace-bowler Akram destroying a batsman’s stumps was disclosed.
Hawk looked at watchers grabbed on the blunder and the program in this manner apologized on Twitter.
Wow. Did #newsnight just use a clip of Wasim Akram to illustrate a story about Imran Khan?
(Yes. They did.)
— Prasanna Puwanarajah (@PrasannaBanana) July 25, 2018
Specialist Foster on-screen character Prasanna Puwanarajah stated: “Amazing. Did Newsnight simply utilize a clasp of Wasim Akram to show a tale about Imran Khan? (Indeed. They did.)”
Apologies on our intro just then!! A bit of an error – that was Wasim Akram bowling and not Imran Khan #newsnight
— BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) July 25, 2018
Toward the finish of the program, moderator Evan Davis stated: “We committed an error in our opening this evening. The recording we indicated was of the cricketer Wasim Akram not Imran Khan.
“Don’t know how that happened, earnest statements of regret for that.”