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FOX Issues Apology For Statement About Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill talking on ESPN.

FOX's morning show, Fox & Friends, has issued a correction for a false statement made about ESPN's Jemele Hill during today's show. The show was discussing Hill because of an award she has been given.

Hill, one of the most-polarizing figures in sports media today due to some of her Twitter activity, is being awarded the NABJ's "Journalist of the Year." It is the National Association of Black Journalists’ highest honor.

“It would be a serious understatement to call this recognition from NABJ special,” Hill said of her award. “This organization has been a second family for me, both personally and professionally.”

Fox & Friends discussed Hill's award this morning, unsurprisingly bringing up her "white supremacist" tweet about President Trump.

The show also made comments about Hill's job status, saying she is unemployed. This is incorrect.

Hill is no longer a co-host for ESPN's 6 p.m. SportsCenter, but she remains at the network.

FOX issued the following correction:

OK then.