MEDIA

Chicago Station Uses Nazi Yellow Star For Yom Kippur Segment

Yikes.

Oy vey, someone’s in trouble. 

In a broadcast segment about the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday Wednesday, Chicago station WGN-TV used a stock image of the Nazi yellow star -- a badge in the shape of the Star of David imprinted with the word “Jude” that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust  -- as the anchor’s over-the-shoulder graphic.

Twitter reacted quickly to the screwup.

The station responded just as quickly, apologizing for the error and to those who were offended.

Gabriel Arana is senior media editor at The Huffington Post.
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