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NBC News Accused of Editing 911 Call in Trayvon Martin Controversy
hollywoodreporter. ^ | March 30 2012 | by Paul Bond

Posted on 03/30/2012 5:59:09 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Critics say the "Today" show attempted to incite racial anger when it cut crucial seconds from audio of a phone call placed by George Zimmerman just before he killed the teenager.

In Interview With Piers Morgan, George Zimmerman's NBC News is being excoriated in some circles – with competitor Fox News Channel leading the charge – for selectively editing audio of the 911 call placed by George Zimmerman just before he killed Trayvon Martin.

The NBC segment in question featured anchor Ron Allen and ran on the Today show on Tuesday. On Thursday, Sean Hannity and guest Brent Bozell played the NBC version of the 911 call and compared it with the unedited version.

In the NBC segment, Zimmerman says: “This guy looks like he’s up to no good. He looks black.”

The full version, though, unfolds like this:

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.”

911 operator: “Okay. And this guy, is he white black or Hispanic?”

Zimmerman: “He looks black.”

After playing both versions, Hannity said: “They forgot the dispatcher’s question! How could NBC, in good conscience, do that?”

“This isn’t bias, this isn’t distortion, this is an all-out falsehood by NBC News,” answers Bozell, who runs a conservative watchdog group called the Media Research Center.

(Excerpt) Read more at hollywoodreporter.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: criminalfraud; criminalmedia; enemedia; helooksblack; incitementtoriot; medialynching; mediamalpractice; nbclies; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman

1 posted on 03/30/2012 5:59:16 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

“There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays.

Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.

~ Booker T. Washington (1856-1915.) ~
Educator, Author, Civil Rights Leader


2 posted on 03/30/2012 6:00:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We can't allow the horrible death of Trayvon Martin to be used as an excuse to disarm us.)
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To: NoLibZone

It’s a gotcha...b*******.....


3 posted on 03/30/2012 6:02:14 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: NoLibZone
"NBC News Accused Guilty of Editing 911 Call in Trayvon Martin Controversy"

There, fixed it for 'em.

4 posted on 03/30/2012 6:02:31 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: NoLibZone

You mean NBC lies and misleads ?
I’m shocked


5 posted on 03/30/2012 6:05:12 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: NoLibZone

Disgusting. Purely disgusting.


6 posted on 03/30/2012 6:05:43 PM PDT by Claud
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To: NoLibZone

Sure seems to meet the “knowing or reckless disregard for truth” standard...


7 posted on 03/30/2012 6:07:05 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: NoLibZone

“This isn’t bias, this isn’t distortion, this is an all-out falsehood by NBC News,” answers Bozell.

No, between this and the ABC attempt in hiding Zimmerman’s head injury with their icon, this is propoganda that has not been seen since Nazi Germany.


8 posted on 03/30/2012 6:07:05 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: NoLibZone
If this whole mess turns hot, like the right reverend Al wants it to, the state controlled media, along with the race baiters in Congress, will be held accountable.

Just sayin'.

5.56mm

9 posted on 03/30/2012 6:10:51 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Sacajaweau

Another example of the Corrupt Liberal Media(CLM) in action.

Although there are some that say it should be accurately described as the “Corrupt Leftist Media”.

No matter. “Corrupt” is the operative word.

There is nothing “mainstream” about its values or ethics so please dont flatter it by calling it the “Mainstream Media”


10 posted on 03/30/2012 6:11:36 PM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: NoLibZone

Any person who in any way is harmed because of this propaganda needs to sue NBC for a trazillion dollars to teach them a lesson- thou shall not incite violence.


11 posted on 03/30/2012 6:12:53 PM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: NoLibZone
Let's not forget that "NBC Made Up Stories, Inc" was the company that rigged the "side-saddle gas tank" pickup trucks to explode with pyrotechnic charges to "prove" that they were fiery deathtraps.

And let's not forget that the same company published stories on "cop-killer bullets" before the fact that cops wore body armor was general knowledge. Even though police associations and known anti-gunners BEGGED them not to run the story. The result, criminals began shooting cops in the head, and the number of dead cops increased.

Why would anybody be surprised that an organization with this pedigree, now an official part of the Obama regime, would do all they could to further their agenda, including exacerbating racial tensions in order to further polarize the nation, to try to ensure as much racial tension as possible before the election.

Mark

12 posted on 03/30/2012 6:21:34 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: NoLibZone

Find out who is responsible for the edit, who agreed to air it, and see if charges can be filed for causing to incite a riot.


13 posted on 03/30/2012 6:24:58 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between lose and loose.)
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To: Common Sense 101

So with the immediate appearance of Ass Sharpton and Jesse ‘Baby Daddy’ Jackass and then with ABC appearing to hide Zimmerman’s head injuries with their logo and now NBC appearing to doctor the tapes so as to appear racist, does ANYBODY think that someone from high up is trying to incite an all out race war?

What would be the one thing needed to declare martial law?


14 posted on 03/30/2012 6:26:48 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: NoLibZone
MSnbc ...give me a break
15 posted on 03/30/2012 6:33:48 PM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: NoLibZone

Accused???? Hell, they downright chopped the hell out of it, making the defender appear to be a racist. NBC is about as worthless as a news organization can get.


16 posted on 03/30/2012 6:41:04 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: NoLibZone
OK, exactly how is this going to get past the gatekeepers?

You know it, and I know it, but is there an ombudsman at NBC or is there anyone who can force retraction/apology?

Otherwise this just sits in the echo chamber and goes nowhere.

17 posted on 03/30/2012 6:45:29 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: NoLibZone

“This guy looks like he’s up to no good. (LAARGE CUT) He looks black.”

Wow. That’s blood slander.

Tens of millions in lawsuit for that alone.


18 posted on 03/30/2012 6:48:24 PM PDT by ROTB (FReepmail me if you want to join a team seeking the LORD for a Christian revival now in the USA.)
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To: NoLibZone

Boycott NBC.


19 posted on 03/30/2012 6:53:46 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

18 U.S.C. § 2101 : US Code - Section 2101: Riots

(a) Whoever travels in interstate or foreign commerce or uses any
facility of interstate or foreign commerce, including, but not
limited to, the mail, telegraph, telephone, radio, or television,
with intent -
(1) to incite a riot; or
(2) to organize, promote, encourage, participate in, or carry
on a riot; or
(3) to commit any act of violence in furtherance of a riot; or
(4) to aid or abet any person in inciting or participating in
or carrying on a riot or committing any act of violence in
furtherance of a riot;............

http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/uscode/18/I/102/2101


20 posted on 03/30/2012 6:55:31 PM PDT by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: eyedigress
Sadly this is the only "News" my Mom watches. I tell her their full of shite. But she still watches. So I scream the truth at them as she sits there.

Ed

I take care of her as she only has one leg and can not get around on her own.

21 posted on 03/30/2012 6:56:48 PM PDT by husky ed (FOX NEWS ALERT "Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" THIS HAS BEEN A FOX NEWS ALERT)
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To: NoLibZone

They’re not even making much of an effort to hide their bias. It’s as if the Liberal Media want George Zimmerman dead. This is going to get much uglier before it gets any better.


22 posted on 03/30/2012 7:12:12 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: NoLibZone

It was so obvious from the beginning that the MSM was given their marching orders to perform a lynching from the beginning.


23 posted on 03/30/2012 7:14:52 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: NoLibZone; Lazamataz; CodeToad

Amazing, even for NBC.


24 posted on 03/30/2012 7:19:51 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: nuconvert
“Tom Brokaw, Matt Lauer, I wonder if they’re proud tonight?” Hannity asked.

Yes, very.

Anyone that thinks these people can be embarrassed is delusional.

25 posted on 03/30/2012 7:45:55 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: husky ed

Good for you taking care of her. Just let her know that the media she watches attempts to steer her assumptions away from her own good judgment.


26 posted on 03/30/2012 8:00:57 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: NoLibZone

Bookmark.


27 posted on 03/30/2012 8:11:44 PM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: NoLibZone

I’ve made this point before -

Expert more and worse.

The Leftist media is 100% behind Obama. They have realized - they can’t lose any more credibility with rational people - who already know they are biased pond scum - so will ust go balls out for Obama for the next 8 months.

The irrational viewers - don’t penalize the media for idiocy - they just don’t. So - with no penalty - and nothing to lose- media going full speed ahead.

This is nothing. by August, they will be falsifying data.


28 posted on 03/30/2012 8:15:36 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: NoLibZone
That is incredible.
We all know that the MSM slants the news, inserts their opinions, lies by omission ... But this was an out out slicing and dicing of a recording and making it say something that was not said...
Almost akin to someone announcing that the Bible says that "there is no God" ... Dropping the preface that the complete verse is:"The fool has said in his heart that there is no God".
The Media plunges to yet a new low.
29 posted on 03/30/2012 8:19:20 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: NoLibZone
do I really have to say it???

30 posted on 03/30/2012 8:20:40 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NoLibZone
(shrug) That's NBC for you.
Nobody expects anything better out of those lying weasels.

Here is another one of the most disgraceful examples of an NBC smear job ever aired.
Absolutely beyond belief:

Matt Lauer is a lying scumbag (must-see video)

31 posted on 03/30/2012 8:22:20 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: NoLibZone

The Liberal Media has already gone as low as anyone thought it could. Now it’s brought out a shovel.


32 posted on 03/30/2012 8:26:10 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: NoLibZone

NBC - the network that once had the dignity of Tim Russert - now a lying racebaiting rabble rousering ....


33 posted on 03/30/2012 8:32:04 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: NoLibZone

NBC - the network that once had the dignity of Tim Russert - now a lying racebaiting rabble rousers ....


34 posted on 03/30/2012 8:32:27 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Eldon Tyrell

Have you seen this? It backs you up.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBFOmUXR080


35 posted on 03/30/2012 8:33:54 PM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: NoLibZone
The staff at PMSNBC is bored.

Nothing like riots, burning cities and bodies in the streets to bring a little excitement to the news room and a boost to the ratings.

36 posted on 03/30/2012 8:49:31 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: NoLibZone
How could NBC, in good conscience, do that?”...first time "NBC" and "good conscience" ever appeared together in the same sentence.....
37 posted on 03/30/2012 9:22:32 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: GOPJ

I analyze, and conclude. Sometimes I take a long time to understand - but then I do.
When I conclude, I don’t say “maybe” or “this makes me feel ...”.

Watch - it is going to make you sick. 2008 was nothing compared to what you are going to see.

I don’t know when I concluded - maybe thinking about the possibility that Obama will serve an entire term as president without ever passing a budget - and the media - for the most part - is silent. And this - during a financial crisis - (not just continueing balanced budgets). Just think about that -

“Video Killed the Radio Star” - the song in the video - was the first video played on MTV.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiJ9AnNz47Y&feature=related


38 posted on 03/30/2012 10:57:28 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: husky ed

I can empathize with your mom’s connection to NBC. I trusted NBC for years. Started out as a college student watching Brokaw and Pauley on Today; then went on to believe everything they told me over 30 years of evening newscasts.

Never again. Never, ever, ever, ever again.


39 posted on 03/31/2012 3:04:34 AM PDT by SuzyQueIN
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To: NoLibZone

I’d forgot that one thanks for posting.


40 posted on 03/31/2012 4:35:07 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: NoLibZone

“incite to riot”


41 posted on 03/31/2012 4:37:46 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Travis McGee

NBC: Nothing But Communism.

NBC’s editing was pure race baiting propaganda, looking to start a race war.


42 posted on 03/31/2012 6:02:36 AM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: Travis McGee

Zimmerman should sue NBC for all its worth.


43 posted on 03/31/2012 6:06:03 AM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: NoLibZone

The same network that put incendiary devices on GM pickup Trucks to show them exploding on impact.


44 posted on 03/31/2012 6:11:15 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Travis McGee
Not really. After CBS was complicit in outright forged material, W's National Guard memos, I actually expected to see much more outright fabrication.

This is simply par for the course, to my mind.

45 posted on 03/31/2012 6:39:38 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: NoLibZone

NLZ, within 5 years, probably sooner, expect the Gangster Government Media to simply hire actors and make up ‘911 calls’ outright.


46 posted on 03/31/2012 6:57:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: Eldon Tyrell
This is nothing. by August, they will be falsifying data.

One of my biggest fears... On this, I hope you're wrong.

47 posted on 03/31/2012 10:00:02 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: NoLibZone

The Hoodie Tea-and-Skittles crowd are going to get what they ask for........people will no longer call the cops first.....then it’ll be just dead bodies layin around....

and plenty of folks have been waiting a long time to give em what they ask for. Oh well.


48 posted on 04/01/2012 2:14:51 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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