One of the Twitter accounts of FOX News was hacked around 2AM ET and sent out repeated tweets that President Obama had been assassinated.
The reports were retweeted thousands of times.
As of 6:30 AM ET, the tweets were still live on @foxnewspolitics, one of FOX’s Twitter accounts.
FOX was hacked by a person or group calling itself “The Script Kiddies.”
In an amusing aside, Keith Olbermann was woken up around 5am to pursue the news. He spent more than an hour personally refuting it, often in replies to individual Twitter users, then went back to sleep.
He replies to a few erroneous retweets, then says absolves FOX from blame and says he's going back to bed
Keith takes a few last shots at those who are apparently upset at the reality that the President has not been shot
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