The truth about Steve Job’s heart attack and CNN cost saving plan.

On October 3, a contributor announced on CNNs ‘iReport that Steve Jobs had an heart attack. IReport is an “unfiltered, unedited” UGC news site. The report.was removed since, but it read.

Steve Jobs was rushed to the ER just a few hours ago after suffering a major heart attack. I have an insider

The AAPL stock lost 10 points and rebounded back up after Apple’s annoucement. The truth is that Steve Job did have a bicycle accident, as the photo demonstrates.

In my former startup, i had hired 2 editors to filter the incoming photos and videos, to avoid just what happened to Steve Job. Having run a news agency in the past, I also experienced “false information”, as journalists are occasionnaly manipulated.

It’s pretty obvious to me that the “unedited, unfiltered” iReport tagline is a matter of cost for CNN.