Sometimes even spellcheck can’t save you if you’re an online journalist.
Case in point: Mic breaking news writer Chris Riotta accidentally posted an article shell review of Rihanna’s new album, “Anti,” before it was edited, and it was full of unfinished sentences and placeholders. Here it is in its entirety:
Of course, this version has since been deleted. Riotta never apologized for the gaffe, instead tweeting this response:
He will be posting a full and complete review on Mic once Rihanna’s album drops.
NOTE: A previous version of this article stated that Mr. Riotta is a music writer. He is actually a breaking news writer. It also stated that Mr. Riotta posted a full review of “Anti” on Mic. He has not posted it yet, since the album is not out. Global News has made changes to the text of this article, and deeply regrets the errors.
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