NBC Chicago apologized for their mistake in the report about Jonghyun's death.
On the December 19 broadcast of '5AM Morning News', NBC Chicago mistakenly used footage of BTS and showed RM as the 'member of the South Korean boy band SHINee' who has died.
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In response to the heavy criticism of their mistake, NBC Chicago apologized via Twitter, stating,
"Yesterday, while reporting on the death of Kim Jong Hyun, a member of the popular South Korean boy band SHINee, NBC 5 mistakenly aired video of the band BTS during our morning newscast. We sincerely apologize for this error."