CNN reassigns reporter after 'scum' tweet

CNN reassigns reporter after 'scum' tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has pulled reporter Diana Magnay out of the Middle East after she referred to a group of Israelis who had allegedly threatened her while reporting on Gaza as "scum" in a tweet.

Magnay was reporting live on the air as a group watched the Israeli bombardment of Gaza around her. After the report was over, she wrote on Twitter: "Israelis on hill above Sderot cheer as bombs land on #gaza; threaten to 'destroy our car if I say a word wrong.' Scum."

CNN said in a statement Friday that Magnay was referring specifically to those who threatened her. CNN said the network & Magnay are sorry if anyone was offended.

p>The network said Magnay has been reassigned to Moscow.Society & Culture

Source: “Associated Press”

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