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TV hire confuses P.F. Chang’s and Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang is a alpine county 110 miles southeast of Seoul in South Korea, and the horde of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

P.F. Chang’s is an Asian-inspired sequence grill with 210 U.S. locations, including ones in Chicago, Lombard, Northbrook, Orland Park and Schaumburg.

North Korea's Hwang Chung Gum and South Korea's Won Yun-jong carries the dwindle during the opening rite of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

North Korea’s Hwang Chung Gum and South Korea’s Won Yun-jong carries the dwindle during the opening rite of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

(Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Pyeongchang and P.F. Chang’s are not the same thing, and over the fact that they both start with the minute P and finish in “Chang,” they have little in common.

This distinction, however, appears to have eluded WLS-Ch.7’s news team, which on Saturday morning incidentally promote a report about the domestic backdrop to the Winter Olympics, illustrated with the graphic, “P.F. Chang 2018.”

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Jayme Nicholas, a orator for the ABC associate in Chicago, told Inc. that the goofus was the outcome of a mix-up. The striking was combined for a opposite “satirical piece” put together on Friday by sports anchor Mark Giangreco in which viewers were speedy to invent their own Olympic sports, but it was incorrectly also used for the critical news story review on Saturday by weekend anchor Mark Rivera, Nicholas said.

Nicholas apologized for the gaffe, which is the kind of screw-up that creates all of us in the news business hold timber and complete the phrase, “There but for the beauty of God go I.”

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