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Local News on Gas Prices

Local News on Gas Prices

With gas prices on the rise around the world, it’s been a popular topic for news outlets to cover. But without much to actually say, they’ve turned to a very formulaic approach to reporting the story. Johnbcrist perfectly nailed how most local news stations are covering the subject.

I Demand a Vaccination: The Musical

I Demand a Vaccination: The Musical

Inspired by Andre Antunes, musician Brandon Ethridge likes to add melodies to voices expressed in current events. In this short clip, he turns televangelist Kenneth Copeland’s impassioned sermon about a COVID-19 vaccine into an epic mini-musical. If this doesn’t get people stoked for vaccination, we don’t know what will.

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Everything is a Remix: Reality

Everything is a Remix: Reality

“How can we prevent ourselves from getting lost in the funhouse?” Filmmaker and speaker Kirby Ferguson looks at how the barrage of social media and other information sources can affect our perception of what is real, and how you can use your instincts and critical thinking to reduce your chances of being manipulated.

John Oliver’s Retractions

John Oliver’s Retractions

(PG-13: Language) While Last Week Tonight tries to be accurate and truthful with their stories, John Oliver and his research crew are only human, and from time to time, they make mistakes. So with that in mind, John is here to apologize for some of his erroneous reporting.

Kids in the News

Kids in the News

While in the middle of a very serious interview on BBC World News, a commentator’s kids busted into into the room, turning a normally cold and dull newscast into something much more entertaining. The part where his wife tries to retrieve them is priceless. Mirror here.

The Wrong Guy

The Wrong Guy

One of BBC’s most infamous blunders happened in 2006. One of its news shows was supposed to interview a tech expert named Guy Kewney about a lawsuit involving Apple and the Beatles. Instead, they went live with Guy Goma, who was there for a job interview.

Weird Arby’s Guy

Weird Arby’s Guy

“A look of elderly blood lust spread across her wrinkled face!” While this would have been even more amusing if the guy wasn’t edited into this news footage, we still got a good laugh out his description of the carnage that occurred when a woman drove her car into an Arby’s.

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2015 News Bloopers

2015 News Bloopers

(PG-13: Language) NewsBeFunny compiles the numerous Freudian slips, inappropriate jokes and other funny moments from this year’s live TV news. Who on earth thought that axe-throwing contest was a good idea?

Pretend Under Pressure

Pretend Under Pressure

YouTuber Ceri Dyke shares this awkward moment at the end of a BBC Sportsday broadcast. The anchor didn’t seem to know what to do as his show ended. The cameraman, bless his heart, gifts us the ensuing moment of insanity.

Crazy Hot Weather Forecast

Crazy Hot Weather Forecast

Meteorologist Cory McCloskey of FOX 10 Phoenix does a brilliant job keeping his composure and rolling with the punches when his weather forecast map glitches out and indicates the worst heat wave this side of Mercury.

2014 News Bloopers

2014 News Bloopers

(NSFW: Language) NewsBeFunny presents the best of the worst that news networks had to offer this year. There’s a ton of cringe-inducing stuff in here: slips of the tongue, slips on the ice, stupid news and stupid anchors.

Split-Second Crash Response

Split-Second Crash Response

Back in 2002, a Swedish newscast was interviewing an emergency response worker about a dangerous curve in a road, when a car proves their point on live TV. At least they were there to help out the instant it happened.

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Ebola News: US vs. UK

Ebola News: US vs. UK

BBC show Russell Howard’s Good News compares how US and UK news outlets covered the Ebola outbreak. To be fair, this is a humorous take on things. And so is the YouTube channel from which the hilarious rant was taken.

News Bloopers: August 2014

News Bloopers: August 2014

(NSFW: Language) NewsBeFunny gathered up some of the silliest, most inappropriate and uncomfortable things that happened on the news this past month. We still think that guy who threw the rave is Shaggy from Scooby Doo.

Traumatized Anchorman

Traumatized Anchorman

In this YouTube classic, a BBC anchorman seamlessly went from introducing himself to delivering the top story for the day, turning himself into a pitiful mashup of Ron Burgundy and Brick Tamland. Commas change everything.

News Bloopers: May 2014

News Bloopers: May 2014

(NSFW: Language) May 2014 was a banner month for television journalism, as is evidenced by NewsBeFunny’s compilation of crazy moments during news broadcasts. Do these guys all have their minds in the gutter, or is it just us?

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