Fox's Graphics Department Fails (Mislabeling States Edition)

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In the last two weeks, we've pointed out that Fox News' graphics department stunningly failed to accurately portray the fact that the unemployment rate dropped from 9 percent to 8.6 percent in November.

But Fox's graphics woes apparently aren't limited to misrepresenting the unemployment rate. Tonight, the network's premiere "straight news" political program, Special Report with Bret Baier, did a segment on possible paths to victory for President Obama's re-election campaign. And in one graphic, Fox mislabeled Utah as Nevada:

Nevada graphic

Soon afterward, Fox mislabeled Vermont as New Hampshire:

New Hampshire graphic

It seems that Fox's 2009 pledge of "zero tolerance for on-screen errors" has not worked very well.

(h/t Twitter user DiagnosticsCT)

UPDATE: This also isn't the first time Fox has had problems with maps.

In July 2009, Fox aired this confused map of the Middle East:

Middle East geography

And in March, a Fox map stated that Japan had a nuclear power plant in "Shibuyaeggman," an apparent reference to a Tokyo dance club.

Eggman map

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