Guardian Slips Up, Says Bradley Manning — Not Bradley Cooper — Took the Record-Breaking Oscar Selfie
By now you’ve heard about Bradley Cooper and Ellen’s tweet that was heard around the world, but for a split second, some web readers may have been confused when The Guardian accidentally misidentified Bradley Cooper as Bradley Manning in their coverage of the milestone – yea, the WikiLeaks guy. Here’s the blurb they had to tag their coverage with:
This article was amended on 3 March 2014. The original stated that Bradley Manning took Ellen’s selfie. In fact, it was Bradley Cooper. This has been corrected.
Then, of course, there were tweets:
.@guardian issues kind of amazing correction for who took the epic #Oscars selfie. http://t.co/pb1FknAsglpic.twitter.com/1xS3ac6UXR
— Elana Zak (@elanazak) March 3, 2014