The pro-Israel non-governmental organization HonestReporting brings attention to footage captured by the BBC and transmitted by CNN that shows a Palestinian man being carried away from a bomb blast only to reappear moments later uninjured. CNN's Anderson Cooper who was reporting on the original story issued a retraction during his television show.
In another instance brought forward by Breitbart, a dead child was featured on CNN as being killed by an Israeli airstrike, with the body being kissed by Ismail Haniyeh and Egyptian Prime Minister Hesham Kandil. Later investigation by Palestinian Center for Human Rights revealed the child was killed by a Hamas rocket which had malfunctioned and landed within the Gaza Strip.
CNN issues an apology to "The Irish Times" after accusing the newspaper of publishing fake nude photographs of the world's number one golfer Tiger Woods. CNN also alleged "The Irish Times" had paid damages as a result.
CNN reports that the Louisiana attorney general is investigating the possibility that mercy killings of critically ill patients by staff medical professionals at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana occurred during Hurricane Katrina.
Seven Palestinians are killed by Israeli Air Force missile attacks on the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including at least four Hamas militants. Five other Palestinian civilian bystanders are injured in the attacks. According to CNN all the 7 were militants, whereas the BBC says four were. The attack was carried out amid a barrage of Qassam rockets.
Eason Jordan resigns from his posts at CNN, where he has been both chief news executive and executive vice president. The controversy that led to his resignation began at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last month where, witnesses claim, he said that the U.S. military had targeted and killed journalists.