Chicago station apologizes for using Nazi image in Yom Kippur segment

WGN-TV used a stock photo of a gold star used during the Holocaust in broadcast about the Jewish holiday. 

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During a segment about the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the station used a stock image of a Nazi yellow star that Jews were made to wear during the Holocaust.

WGN’s news director, Jennifer Lyons, told Chicago media reporter Robert Feder that she was home watching the newscast when she recognized the error and immediately called the newsroom.

The Twitter rage came fast:

Holy crap, @WGNNews, this is your stock photo for a Jewish holiday?? Nobody thought that’s a bad choice of photo?

— Marc Karlinsky (@MarcKarlinsky) September 23, 2015

Just saw unreal on-air correction on #WGN – they admitted to using Nazi symbol for Jewish people in story on Yom Kippur. #oops #media

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