SA left with raised eyebrows by news broadcaster's graphics mistake

SA left with raised eyebrows by news broadcaster's graphics mistake

- A picture of a South African news broadcaster's US election graphic design was recently shared online

- The design, which was clearly relaying incorrect information, left many social media users questioning the graphic designer's skill

- A lot of Twitter users flocked to the comment section wondering whether or not their eyes were deceiving them

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A picture of a graph that was used on a popular local news channel eNCA has raised many eyebrows. The graph, which clearly displays confusing information, was shared on Twitter by user, @Gegonz9 recently.

The graph, which was meant to relay information on the US election votes, shows graph bars whose size does not correlate with the percentage they were supposed to display. This sparked jokes and comments about the graphic designer who made the graph not wanting Trump to win the election.

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The post was captioned:

"When you’re the graphic designer and you didn’t really want Trump to win. #Elections2020"

Meanwhile, Twitter users who were quick to spot the blunder headed to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts. Read a few of them below.

@anke1 said:

"This is South Africa, graphs are apparently not our strength."

@VP_MultiStan joked:

"That designer should get a raise!"

@MakenziKenzo said:

"Haiiybo guys you are embarrassing South Africa."

@uthuni said:

"Aww if wishes could be horses. We had a few interesting graphs in 2014 and 2019."
eNCA graph creates buzz online

Tweeps share their thoughts on the graph displayed on an eNCA news broadcast. Source: @gegonz9/Twitter
Source: Twitter

In other Briefly.co.za questionable news broadcasting news, a weird news broadcast by eNCA has left South Africans asking questions. In the broadcast, the news anchor can be seen dressed professionally while reading the news.

Before long, a person in a Halloween costume walks up. The unknown person, clad in a mask and dressed in all black, pulls out what looks to be a fake knife. He walks around the news anchor raising the knife and then pushing it towards the anchor without doing much.

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The news anchor is who visibly uncomfortable and continuously moves out of the masked man's way. The video was shared to Twitter by @Afrika___N and even gained a reply from Mmusi Maimane.

"The problem is Thulas didn’t commit. If you are going to do a Halloween theme then you have to commit. He should have run off the studio set," he wrote.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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