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MSNBC Producer Calls Out CNN's Embarrassing Hong Kong Gaffe

6/13/2014

By Sara Morrison
TheWrap

CNN raised a few cartographers' eyebrows when it reported on Saturday that Hong Kong was in South America.

In an unfortunate geographical gaffe tweeted by MSNBC producer Traci Lee, a "New Day" report about killer hornets in China had a large map to show viewers where Hong Kong was.

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The map was of South America, and "Hong Kong" was roughly in the location of Sao Paulo. In Brazil.

Look at Lee's screenshot of the error:

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