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BBC News presenter can’t tell the difference between an iPad or a stack of paper

by | 18th, September 2013

LIVE TV is a treacherous thing at the best of times, as a BBC News presenter fond out when he delivered a bulletin holding a pack of photocopier paper instead of an iPad.

Simon McCoy was doing his thing to camera, talking about ‘drunk tanks’ (not nearly as exciting as they sound) when he accidentally picked up a stack of A4 paper instead of his tablet.

Of course, being a BBC pro, McCoy plugged away without noticing the mistake in his hands, while confused viewers cluttered up their timelines, trying to work out what the hell was going on.

“This morning as Simon McCoy was preparing to introduce this story, instead of picking up his tablet to hold as he

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