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Danish TV Channel Mistakes "Assassin’s Creed" Image For Syrian Skyline

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Posted on March 11, 2013, at 9:21 a.m. ET

The questionable backdrop behind TV2 anchor Cecilie Beck on Feb. 26.

The questionable backdrop behind TV2 anchor Cecilie Beck on Feb. 26.

From the AP:

One of the TV channel's employees had found the image online and thought it was a photo of Damascus' skyline.

[TV2 Head of News Jacob] Nybroe says it was a terrible mistake and a "reminder to us all of the importance of verifying the sources of pictures."

Of course, this isn't the first time a TV producer has fallen victim to bad image search results.

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