Qualitätsjournalismus im deutschen Fernsehen: N24 hat während seiner Osama-Berichterstattung anstatt des Emblems der Navy SEALs Team Six das der Star Trek Maquis Forces International eingeblendet. N24 – to boldly go where no TV-Station has gone before.
Yesterday a German news station had a major image fail. While covering the US Navy SEALs operation to kill Osama bin Laden they mistook a Star Trek fan-made emblem for the Maquis for the actual SEAL Team Six emblem. […]
Locher even commented (translated from German) on the emblem: „And they also have the ‘Team Six,’ that carried out the mission. They don’t have the skull in their emblem for nothing.“
Locher didn’t seem to notice (or care) that the skull in question was from a Klingon and included a bolted-on eyepatch. He and N24 also appear undeterred by the emblem’s inclusion of a phaser, 3 Klingon bat’leth swords and the word "Maquis." The original Maquis were a French resistance guerrilla group who (ironically) fought against German occupation in World War II. That group inspired the name for the Maquis seen in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, who fought against Cardassia in former Federation colonies.