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Zimmerman Will Move ĎASAPí on Lawsuit Against NBC for Fraudulent Audio Editing
Newbusters ^ | July 14, 2013 | Matthew Sheffield

Posted on 07/14/2013 6:34:32 PM PDT by Kolath

Now that he has successfully defended himself from criminal charges brought against him by the state of Florida for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is going to resume a lawsuit he filed several months earlier against NBC News.

Launched in the midst of the state prosecution against him by a separate civil team, the lawsuit is a defamation claim alleging that NBC deliberately altered an audio recording so as to make Zimmerman appear to be racist.

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1 posted on 07/14/2013 6:34:32 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: Kolath

What NBC did was criminal.


2 posted on 07/14/2013 6:35:48 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Kolath

CNN too who has been lying the whole time


3 posted on 07/14/2013 6:35:52 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Kolath

GOOD.


4 posted on 07/14/2013 6:36:16 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Kolath

Good...

Justice for George...


5 posted on 07/14/2013 6:37:11 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Kolath

Hopefully they will pay dearly for this.


6 posted on 07/14/2013 6:37:24 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Kolath

Now it is time to fight for what these media whores did to him. They never learned starting with Richard Jewell.


7 posted on 07/14/2013 6:37:30 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Kolath

8 posted on 07/14/2013 6:38:18 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: FatherofFive

NBC -—> Naturally Biased Crackers.


9 posted on 07/14/2013 6:39:22 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Fzob
I am really looking forward to this very quiet man, just standing his ground, filing papers and doing the routine, jumping through their hoops, and ultimately ... winning ... BIG.

I was struck by the lack of expression on Z's face when the verdict was announced.

This man is SERIOUS.

10 posted on 07/14/2013 6:39:48 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: knarf

Ask for a billion and make them compromise from there


11 posted on 07/14/2013 6:41:18 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Kolath

GZ deserves a windfall - as much as he can possibly get!


12 posted on 07/14/2013 6:41:48 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: Kolath

This would be a moral victory for GZ (and a much needed monetary one) but I think he’ll have to prove intent -which may be hard. Hope he pulls it off. ‘


13 posted on 07/14/2013 6:42:24 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Kolath

Mr. Zimmerman, might I suggest that you go for the jugular?


14 posted on 07/14/2013 6:43:40 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Kolath

Go Z go! sue Nothing But Crap network


15 posted on 07/14/2013 6:43:41 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: JoeProBono

I love that picture with Grace in the background staring straight ahead expressionless at every witness.


16 posted on 07/14/2013 6:44:36 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Fzob

Hope he cleans their clock.


17 posted on 07/14/2013 6:46:36 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: SE Mom

“This would be a moral victory for GZ “
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This would be a moral victory for America if these Marxist media thugs could be slapped hard in the face, and loose millions.
It would be especially sweet to see the Commie News Network and PMSNBC get the blunt of it.


18 posted on 07/14/2013 6:50:13 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: knarf
A friend characterized him as meek.

I think so...Humble, too. You can tell by his friends and family.

19 posted on 07/14/2013 6:50:20 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SE Mom

Intent hard to prove?? Me thinks not. There was no reason to edit it.


20 posted on 07/14/2013 6:51:17 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Kolath

I hope he destroys NBC completely.


21 posted on 07/14/2013 6:52:41 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: SE Mom
I think he’ll have to prove intent -which may be hard.

The standard of proof is "the preponderance of the evidence," not reasonable doubt. What possible reason could NBC have had for that edit if not to create a narrative of racism?

Besides, it will never get to trial, because NBC will settle.

22 posted on 07/14/2013 6:53:33 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Kolath

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How the Press Prosecuted Zimmerman While Stoking Racial Tensions

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/07/13/Media-Zimmerman-Coverage-Rap-Sheet


23 posted on 07/14/2013 6:54:00 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Sacajaweau

They edited it to provide “context” as they like to say...


24 posted on 07/14/2013 6:55:58 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: SE Mom
No, actually, reckless disregard for the truth is enough.

The “intent” was profit and TV ratings, so I am not sure NBC can do much on that front anyway.

Proving “Malice” is only required for public officials or public figures in libel and slander cases. Zimmerman was NOT a “public figure” until the dishonest media, and Obama, made him “public”.

25 posted on 07/14/2013 6:56:09 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: SE Mom
This would be a moral victory for GZ (and a much needed monetary one) but I think he’ll have to prove intent -which may be hard.

So they unintentionally edited out the dispatcher asking him the race of the subject?

26 posted on 07/14/2013 6:57:25 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

They had the support of the White House.
Bastards !


27 posted on 07/14/2013 7:01:31 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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28 posted on 07/14/2013 7:02:28 PM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: Kolath

Hell, Go after ALL the MEDIA, and the MARTIN family, who provided/posted the picture of what the six year old son of the president would look like as part of the race baiting.

Then go after the race baiters Sharpton and Jackson who knew the facts and ignored them to make Zim the evil shooter!


29 posted on 07/14/2013 7:03:27 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Kolath

Hope he gets rid of his lead attorney (Mark O’Mara), though. The guy was not a fierce advocate.


30 posted on 07/14/2013 7:03:52 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Maceman

A lible case- has to show intent. He was a ‘public figure’ at the time too I believe.

But you’re right they’ll settle for a mil or so.


31 posted on 07/14/2013 7:04:04 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

One could say that they turned him in to a “public figure” through their misconduct.


32 posted on 07/14/2013 7:06:21 PM PDT by JMS
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To: PghBaldy
Hope he gets rid of his lead attorney (Mark O’Mara), though

He has a different attorney for his NBC suit. A guy named James Beasley.

33 posted on 07/14/2013 7:13:27 PM PDT by TheCipher (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself- Mark Twain)
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To: Kolath

Be nice if he ripped them so bad it became ZBC.


34 posted on 07/14/2013 7:15:12 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Kolath

It’s well past time to declare war on the media, because they’re warring against us, 24/7.


35 posted on 07/14/2013 7:22:07 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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36 posted on 07/14/2013 7:26:06 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Kolath

NBC will probably want to settle out of court and with each party having to remain silent as part of the agreement. We shall see which way it goes.


37 posted on 07/14/2013 7:27:43 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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Lawsuit here:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/custom/Documents/ESQ/zimmerman_complaint.pdf


38 posted on 07/14/2013 7:31:46 PM PDT by jimbo123
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Lawsuit here:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/custom/Documents/ESQ/zimmerman_complaint.pdf


39 posted on 07/14/2013 7:33:02 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: manc

Not just the networks.. the prosecution lied every minute of every day knowing that the evidence they fought to exclude directly contradicted their statements.


40 posted on 07/14/2013 7:34:17 PM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: jimbo123

IDs of these folks would be nice.


41 posted on 07/14/2013 7:34:50 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kolath

I hope he sues them enough to put the out of business


42 posted on 07/14/2013 7:35:51 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: mrsmith
A lible case- has to show intent.

I don't think it will be hard to show intent. What other possible excuse could there have been for that edit, except to make Zimmerman sound racist? Whoever made the edit would get on the witness stand and be ripped to shreds, or will have to say he was told to do it. And then whoever gave the order would be made to squirm.

Remember, the standard is lower than beyond a reasonable doubt.

I would expect that the settlement would be much higher than $1mm.

43 posted on 07/14/2013 7:36:22 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: Mears

Lawsuit here:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/sites/default/files/custom/Documents/ESQ/zimmerman_complaint.pdf


44 posted on 07/14/2013 7:37:47 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Kolath

They will settle out of court. No way they are going to chance discovery.


45 posted on 07/14/2013 7:37:54 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Maceman

Venue will be Seminole County, too. Comcast is going to have to pay up.


46 posted on 07/14/2013 7:39:13 PM PDT by jimbo123
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Besides, it will never get to trial, because NBC will settle.

Absent a judge's order, it takes two parties to agree to settle. Were I George Zimmerman, I wouldn't be in a settling mood.

47 posted on 07/14/2013 7:40:58 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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To: Kolath

I hope George wins the keys to the front doors of NBC and ABC. Then he can remove anything worth while in the building, chain the doors and burn it to the ground.


48 posted on 07/14/2013 7:41:07 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: Kolath
Can you imagine if he donated the settlement $$$ to the NRA? Chrisy Mathews would die from a hissy fit.
49 posted on 07/14/2013 7:41:41 PM PDT by Red Dog #1
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To: Kolath

I would like to announce the newest media mogul in the country, George
Zimmerman. He recently acquired CNN, NBC, MSNBC through a massive
settlement in a civil case he filed. His first directive as Chairman of Zimmerman Media was to FIRE EVERY single employee!


50 posted on 07/14/2013 7:43:42 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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