Detroit medal count graphic shuffles flags

Notice anything unusual about Detroit station WXYZ-TV’s Olympic medal count leaderboard above?

Of the five countries listed on the leaderboard, the station only managed to get Norway and Austria’s right — and the United States was reassigned the maple leaf Canadian flag.

Romenesko heard from WXYZ-TV’s news director Dave Manney who explained the error was a result of a producer recycling the graphic from the previous day and neglecting to move the flag icons around.

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