Out of all possible illustrations, CNN chose to use a screenshot showing the part of the game where players were on the Russian hackers' side.
One Twitter user pondered what CNN's next scoop could look like.
Some even speculated on the reasons why the briefing on the intelligence report that is expected to shed light on 'Russian hackers' meddling in the US presidential election had been postponed.
And then, the official Twitter account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation joined in.
January 3, 2017ll in all, Bethesda, the company that created the videogame, must
Bethesda, the video game publisher, didn't miss out on the fun either.
All in all, the confusion is understandable: it must be hard for CNN to depict the evil Russian hackers when the US intelligence agencies have presented absolutely no evidence of the alleged election hacking.
It remains to be seen what other fake news on this topic the mainstream media will come up with.
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