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Captioner sorry for calling Deschanel bomb suspect
Wednesday - 4/24/2013, 6:55am  ET
NEW YORK (AP) -- A TV captioning service has apologized for misidentifying "New
Girl" star Zooey Deschanel as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects on a Texas
Lawrence, Kan.-based Caption Solutions says it and its
captioner "deeply regret" the mistake. Company president Kala J. Patterson says in a
statement issued Tuesday they "sincerely apologize for this error."
erroneous onscreen text appeared during coverage by the Fox network affiliate KDFW
in Dallas-Fort Worth of Friday's manhunt for a bombing suspect. It declared:
"Marathon Bomber. He is 19-year-old Zooey Deschanel."
The suspect was 19-year-
old college student Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who later was arrested and hospitalized.
Deschanel learned of the TV captioning blunder over the weekend and tweeted:
"Whoa! Epic closed captioning FAIL!"
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