- CNN shows air raid sirens going off in Ukraine as Russia fires missiles into the country.
- While showing the air raid sirens in Ukraine, CNN bizarrely cut to a split-screen Applebee’s commercial that many viewers felt was insensitive.
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CNN might want to think about how they cut to commercials as they cover Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
On Thursday morning, it was reported that Russia has started attacking Ukraine with missile strikes as they begin their invasion of the country.
Ukraine's Interior Ministry says Russia's "invasion has begun" with missile strikes on Kyiv https://t.co/A72oJomchW
— CNN (@CNN) February 24, 2022
CNN went on to show air raid sirens blaring inside Ukraine before bizarrely curing into a split-screen Applebee’s chicken fried commercial
This is just brutal timing pic.twitter.com/n4MeLZZ3Xt
— whitesoxdave (@barstoolWSD) February 24, 2022
Really, CNN? There's this thing called tone and tact. Look it up. Because your blending of commercials and all hell breaking out in Europe isn't working. pic.twitter.com/yhnag26JQ5
— Scott Whitlock (@ScottJW) February 24, 2022
Update: CNN has now used a split-screen vacation commercial while covering the war in Ukraine.
— Megan (@MeganMakinMoney) February 24, 2022