Social media users have been sharing a video that seems to show CNN Chief National Correspondent John King swiping away a notification from PornHub on the “magic wall” while on air. This video has been digitally manipulated to include the pornographic website’s logo.
The 11-second clip shows King swiping away a notification that appears on CNN’s magic wall, an interactive screen the news organization was using to display election results and analysis. ( here ) .
The posts claim that it is a tab or a notification that appeared from PornHub, an adult entertainment platform. A closer look at the video reveals that the logo has been edited into the video as it does not fit the background of the notification, wiggles, and seems to float above the edge of the screen.
King responded to claims on Twitter asking if the video is real by saying: “Not. Some clown taking time away from lying about something else apparently because they don’t like math” ( here ) .
Altered video. The CNN video has been digitally manipulated to include the PornHub logo.
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