CBS3 corrected itself last week when a Wissinoming store owner fended off a robber. First reporting the location at Tacony, the station later used the correct location of Wissinoming.
Someone at Action News is slow on the uptake, because in Channel 6 land, there is no Wissinoming. When the PSPCA found more than three dozen cats in a home on the 6200-block of Walker Street (south of Robbins Street), Action News told readers the animals were removed from a home in Tacony:
Often confused with Frankford, these days Wissinoming is more often reported as Tacony by the mainstream media. When did Wissinoming cease to exist?
Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast Philly wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.