google gets news wrong?

google news of 2007-01-08

A subway accident described as “naturally funny” (“Von Natur aus witzig”)? In a usual newspaper one would think of a macabre mistake by the editor, but Google News usually aggregates its contents from other sources without editing them.

This sentence of offence was not to be found on Rheinische Post in the original post but somewhere completely different:

rp news of 07-01-08

Assuming Google and Google News are operating on algorithms, how could that happen?

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