Many were suspicious when they heard that the reporter had been fired - because regarding the President's Thanksgiving day plans, the true schedule had been kept highly secret, meaning it was nearly impossible for reporters to know that the President was ignoring his official agenda.
But Kwong said that the editor assigned another reporter to write a new story and failed to update the initial story with the development.
The original article titled "How Is Trump Spending Thanksgiving?" However, on Thanksgiving Day Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, his first as president.More news: Utah school substitute chides student who's thankful for adoptive gay dads
"The editor was demoted", a Newsweek spokesperson told TheWrap on December 2.
Newsweek demoted an editor who was involved with an erroneous story that claimed President Donald Trump was "tweeting" and "golfing" on Thanksgiving when he was actually in the Middle East visiting American troops.
Kwong said that she was assigned to write a story about what the President was doing on Thanksgivinga whole week in advance and filed it to her editors on Wednesday.
His father retweeted it shortly afterwards, commenting: "I thought Newsweek was out of business? We will continue to review our processes and, if required, take further action", Newsweek suggested the Washington Examiner.More news: Manchester City could already be out of the Premier League title race
"This memoir has been substantially up up to now and edited at 6: 17 p.m. EST to repeat the president's shock walk to Afghanistan". The story even got President Trump's attention.
However Trump and also his boy, Donald Jr., bawled out the publication for the mistake.
She said she later contacted the editor on duty when news of Trump's Afghanistan stop became public to say her story should be updated.
The White House said Trump's tweets were pre-scheduled to send while he was on his way overseas. "Tweeting, golfing - and surprising USA troops in Afghanistan".More news: Prince William Is Making His Debut on 'The Crown'