Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: CBS2 Reporter Threatens Journalist Over Rahm Questioning
Posted on 10/13/2010 10:25:37 AM PDT by Nachum
Weve often said that the media protects President Obama but this video from WIND radio host and Big Blogs contributor William Kelly shows this allegation literally.
Kelly, a Chicagoan, was there when Rahm Emmanuel was pressing the flesh, kissing babies, and greeting reporters. Emmanuel didnt account for unassuming Kelly to fire off serious journalistic questions more pressing than the requisite hows it feel to be back?
Kelly didnt account for was the manner in which Chicago reporters behaved. Are these reporters or palace guards? In the video you see them physically move to shield Emmanuel from Kellys questioning, as though their backs alone would deflect the questions. Kelly is berated and shoved by mainstream media journalists, but the scene stealer is when CBS2s Jay Levine (who has not responded to my requests for comment) screams at Kelly, Let him finish or Im gonna deck you!
Fireworks begin at about the 1:00 mark:
(Excerpt) Read more at bigjournalism.com ...
We need IDing of these people. They should be outed for working as political thugs and not reporters.
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The bamster’s poison dwarf and kapo..
Wonder if this guy will be fired after it hits the net.
I suspect the CBS guy will get an award from his peers next time they gather to give recognition.
This really needs wide play!
Isn’t Rahm cool the way he drapes his sport coat over his shoulder? And those sharp ballerina turns when he didn’t like the questions were cool too.
The “protector” reporters are hoping Rahm will give them better “access” because they turned on their troublesome colleague who was trying to be an actual reporter.
One of the responses to this over at bigjournalism tickles me:
If they wanted to shoot a puff piece with Rahm, maybe they should have done it somewhere private. I mean, all those icky normal people walking around, who knows which one might be a crazy right wing extremist that will go all psycho and ask a question.
I’m thinking something by the river, oh, oh, even better, howabout Rahm rescuing a drowning child out of the river? Oh, and we can make the child Palestinian, to show Rahm can cross petty world squabbles in pursuit of greater good for the common man. We are so lucky Obama fired him.
The media is employed by and controlled by the liberal leftist elite. Any surprises here?
Keep an eye on these reporters. Looks like they just might end up with a job on RE’s staff. Oh, my mistake. They already have one.
A CLASSIC! With just a little over 300 views on YouTube it’s got a long ways to go before it can break through the preprogrammed sensibilities of the great unwashed. I’ll do my part.
Looks like Rahm has already been chosen by the press as our next Mayor, and they (the press) are simply angling for their positions at the press room buffet table.
Long-time Chicago anchor and reporter Mary Ann Childers, who was among those cut last spring in a cost-cutting sweep of CBS-owned WBBM-Ch. 2, has joined the Res Publica Group, a Chicago-based strategic communications firm.
drawing on her vast experience to help with strategy, media training, marketing, branding, reputation management and crisis counsel.
Before Childers' 1994 arrival at WBBM -- where husband Jay Levine continues as chief correspondent - she spent 14 years at ABC-owned WLS-Ch. 7
The other pushy 'journalist' I found .. Charles Thomas .. ABC Chicago .. obviously without the glasses.
Oh, that is absolutely priceless. I hope Fleeceme is a FReeper.
Those two are RE PR people, not reporters.
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