Wall Street Journal is facing the heat after a huge blunder on Twitter. The publication accidentally tweeted a headline about Chinese President Xi Jinping with racist connotations.
We recently removed a tweet on our Xi Jinping article because a common idiom used might be seen as a slur. No offense was intended.— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) August 31, 2015
When your editor is on vacation and they let you write the title. https://t.co/eTLS4qbH7B— Alejandro Burgos (@301whereimfrom) August 31, 2015
You really didn’t read that headline, did you? https://t.co/oa1jN6LANR— Dan J. Glickman (@DanJGlickman) August 31, 2015
Boy, this is not how you do social media https://t.co/dgJZjY0SiP— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 31, 2015