09 Sep 2011 6:23 PM
STATEMENT BY NBC NEWS ON @NBCNEWS TWITTER ACCOUNT HACKING
"The NBC News twitter account was hacked late this afternoon and as a result, false reports of a plane attack on ground zero were sent to @NBCNews followers. We are working with Twitter to correct the situation and sincerely apologize for the scare that could have been caused by such a reckless and irresponsible act."
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