Trump brands Australia’s ABC ‘fake news’ in case of mistaken Twitter identity



Public broadcaster replies with a quick ‘G’day!’ after US president lashed out at what he thought was the US commercial network

The ABC has become the unwitting target of one of Donald Trump’s famous Twitter tantrums, with the US president labelling the Australian public broadcaster “fake news”.

But in a classic case of mistaken identity, our ABC has been mistaken for, well, their ABC, after Trump mistakenly tagged the Australian public broadcast in a Tweet meant for the US commercial news network of the same name.

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