CBS News Just Can't Figure Out How to Report on Tornadoes

Dennis Mersereau · 05/06/15 04:18PM

CBS News continued its tortured and factually-adjacent track record of reporting on tornadoes today, tweeting out a picture of an ominous lowering in an Oklahoma thunderstorm with the overblown caption “massive tornado takes form.” They soon corrected the tweet with one just as dubious.

NBC Reports a "Gustnado" Threatens Millions, Uses Day-Old Weather Map

Dennis Mersereau · 06/04/14 09:13AM

What do you do when you're a major news organization that owns the Weather Channel and your social media editors use an old weather map to warn the wrong people that severe storms packing destructive winds and a gustnado are on their way to screw things up? Nothing, apparently.