NBC's editorial malpractice on Zimmerman

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  1. Katzndogz
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    This should be a criminal investigation not an internal investigation.

    NBC to do ‘internal investigation’ on Zimmerman segment - Erik Wemple - The Washington Post

    As exposed by Fox News and media watchdog site NewsBusters, the “Today” segment took this approach to a key part of the dispatcher call:

    Zimmerman: This guy looks like he’s up to no good. He looks black.

    Here’s how the actual conversation went down:

    Zimmerman: This guy looks like he’s up to no good. Or he’s on drugs or something. It’s raining and he’s just walking around, looking about.

    Dispatcher: OK, and this guy — is he black, white or Hispanic?

    Zimmerman: He looks black.

    And it’s a falsehood with repercussions. Much of the public discussion over the past week has settled on how conflicting facts and interpretations call into question whether Zimmerman acted justifiably or criminally. That’s a process that’ll continue. But one set of facts in the is ironclad, and that’s the back-and-forth between Zimmerman and the dispatcher. To portray that exchange in a way that wrongs Zimmerman is high editorial malpractice well worthy of the investigation that NBC is now mounting.
     
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    A very nasty job of creative editing. Changing a vague description into a "criminal offense".
     
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    I emailed a bunch of media outlets blaiming them for creating racism and violence and I believe all of the media is responsible for getting everyone all riled up over this case.

    But the editing of this call is the topper.
     
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    Welcome back. :thup:

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    peace...
     
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    Hmmmf, jewish-controlled media.
     
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    it's amazing how all the "mistakes" of the media help leftwing causes and in this case is possible for helping get people hurt, does the media even pretend to look for the truth anymore?
     
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    NBC has been a joke for some time now...one wonders how any REAL journalists can stand to stay there.
     
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    Well, IMNSHO, there needs to be an investigation of our so called PRESIDENT. His comments were inappropriate, inflammatory, and unjust.
     
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    That's just nasty.

    NBC has no journalistic credibility.
     
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    People should email news outlets and call them on bad or irresponsible reporting. I have emailed NBC... but I did so before it became a 'cause'.
     

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