They’ll put you back in chains!
Those loaded statements can only mean one thing: It’s time for this month’s worst media disasters list. And folks, this month was a doozy.
Without any further ado, here are the five worst media disasters of August:
5. Yahoo news editor caught on a hot mic. Yahoo News’ Washington Bureau Chief David Chalian was caught on a hot microphone earlier this week for expressing a rather ugly view of Mitt Romney. Speaking about Romney’s decision to proceed with the Republican National Convention in light of Hurricane Isaac making landfall, Chalian said: “They are happy to have a party with black people drowning.” Yahoo fired him immediately afterwards.