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The Earth's rotation

The Earth's rotation -- A viewer had to alert ''Entertainment Tonight'' that their globe was spinning the wrong way

Talk about global woes. An astute viewer recently took the syndicated Entertainment Tonight to task when he noticed the little globe logo the show used for its ”Newsreel” segment was rotating the wrong direction. Joseph N. Portney of Tarzana, Calif., wrote to remind ET that the earth spins from west to east, not the other way. A spokesman says the error has been corrected, but the show shouldn’t feel alone. Both NBC’s News Tonight and the CBS soap As the World Turns have had to correct their wayward world symbols. Even the 19911 Grammy Awards featured a wrong-way earth. Kind of makes one’s head spin, too.