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ABC's "Good Morning America" Twitter account made a major historical mistake when reporting onKetanji Brown Jackson'soath ceremony as a judge in the Supreme Court. I committed.
On Thursday, after Judge Stephen Breyer retired, Jackson was formally sworn in as a Supreme Court judge. The GMA covered the moment when Judge John Roberts was brought to court, but their Twitter account claimed that Jackson was "the first black Supreme Court judge."
"Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first black Supreme Court judge in US history," GMA tweeted at 1:46 pm.
The GMA tweet was originally "Ketanji Brown Jackson". Jackson is sworn in as the first black Supreme Court judge in US history " (Twitter)
Jackson officially sits in the Supreme Court 3 The second black man. The first black Supreme Court judge was Thurgood Marshall, who appeared in court from 1967 to 1991. The second black judge is the successor toClarence Thomas,Marshall, who is currently sitting on the bench.
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GMA made the same mistake with its YouTube account.
"Ketanji Brown Jackson has sworn to be the first black Supreme Court judge in US history," the video headline read.
GMA's original YouTube video title is "Ketanji Brown Jackson" Oathed as the first black Supreme Court judge in US history " (Youtube)
Tweets were deleted almost five hours later, and YouTube videos were fixed shortly thereafter. it was done. A new tweet has issued a fix.
"Correction: The video shows that Ketanji Brown Jackson has sworn as the first Black Women Supreme Court judge in US history. In a previous tweet, Jackson was the first Black Supreme Court judge. I mistakenly said it was, "GMA wrote.
However, some Twitter users called for a GMA failure before the tweet was deleted.
"They didn't vote for Biden, so they're not black in the Democratic / media worldview," tweeted Ron DeSantis spokesman Christina Pushau.
Townhall.com web editor Rebecca Downs tweeted, "I'm really curious if people on social media are still working ...". Politics? "
Newsbusters Editor-in-Chief Curtis Houck said:" I know the basic facts! "
Nick Fonda Caro of the Media Research Center said," Even though ABC's intention was to tease Judge Clarence Thomas, he overlooked Judge Thurgood Marshall. "
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In April, at Jackson's first Senate judicial hearing, Politico made a similar mistake, and in tweets and articles, Jackson said in "First Black Supreme Court Justice." Claimed to be.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is Vice President Kamala Harris Accompanied by, on Friday, April 8, 2022, at an event at the South Loan of the White House in Washington, Jackson was confirmed to be the first black woman to arrive at the Supreme Court. (AP Photo / Andrew Harnik)
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Jackson is the first black Although not Supreme, a court judge sat on the bench and she was the first black woman to serve as a judge. She will start her first semester in October.
Lindsay Kornick is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of FoxNews Digital. Story tips can be sent to lindsay.kornick @ fox.com and Twitter (@lmkornick).