Yahoo (inadvertently?) changed a letter of President-Elect Trump’s tweet, which then contained a racial slur.
Ok, nice of them to apologize.
But most headlines managed to be written so that it looks like it was Donald Trump who had initially added the racial slur, which then needed to be deleted.
For example, here is the U.S. News & World Report headline to the story:
Yahoo Finance says it accidentally tweeted out a racial epithet when promoting a story about the cost of President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to increase the size of the U.S. Navy.
The headline for the story on Yahoo Finance is, “Trump Wants a Much Bigger Navy: Here’s How Much It’ll Cost.” But when it was tweeted Thursday, the word “bigger” had an ‘n’ as its first letter instead of a ‘b.’
The tweet was deleted and Yahoo Finance tweeted an apology , chalking up the mishap to a spelling error….
We deleted an earlier tweet due to a spelling error. We apologize for the mistake.
— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) January 6, 2017