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NBC Editgate: Buck Stops With Brian Williams
Big Journalism ^ | 4/3/2012 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 04/04/2012 4:58:55 AM PDT by servo1969

A very specific set of words was cut. It was not random. And it was not a mistake.

So the question becomes: whose head should roll?

The answer is obvious: Brian Williams.

Williams has been, since 2004, the managing editor of NBC News. And this was no mistake. It was a purposeful attempt to drive the narrative against Zimmerman. It is Williams’ job to see that the facts are reported rather than skewed. And the buck stops with him.

This is no isolated incident for Williams. He’s an ardent leftist who began his career by interning for Jimmy Carter. When Williams moderated a Republican debate in September 2011, he asked Rick Perry how he could sleep at night while implementing the death penalty as governor of Texas. After September 11, he implied that America’s “military swagger” provided the impetus for the attacks. He compared the bombing of Iraq to the U.S. military bombing of Japan in its indiscriminateness.

Williams once explained, “[NBC News has an] inordinate number of editors. Every word I write, before it goes on air, goes through all kinds of traps and filters, and it’s read by all kind of different people who point out bias.” He’s at the top of that food chain. And it’s his news department that helped ratchet up the Trayvon Martin story to the point of violence

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1 posted on 04/04/2012 4:59:10 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Why anyone would dumb down his/her brain to watch network “News” is beyond me. Then again, several million women watched Oprah, too.


2 posted on 04/04/2012 5:02:48 AM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: servo1969
fwiw, this is the email I sent to NBC about a week ago:

I'm certain my voice will not be heard amid the thousands of voices in the Trayvon Martin case, but I must add this:

Friday, I believe, on your broadcast, the reporter used the words "gunned down..."

Really. How does "gunned down" add to the climate of cool heads and reason?

But I guess that's the point, isn't it? You, sir, Brian Williams, have long since ceased to be a journalist; you are a shill for the left in general and the Obama Administration in particular.

Shill is defined as "A plant or stooge who publicly helps a person or organization without disclosing that he has a close relationship with that person."

You and your whole NBC team should be ashamed.

So let's find this "shooter" who "gunned down" this poor 17-year-old and lynch him? Is that what you are after?

Shame on you.

3 posted on 04/04/2012 5:04:03 AM PDT by Jerrybob
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To: servo1969
And this is NBC News 'content'...

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If you watch that crap, this is the best you'll get!

4 posted on 04/04/2012 5:04:25 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: servo1969

There is only One way to solve this problem, IMMEDIATE REVOCATION OF THEIR LICENSE TO BROADCAST OVER THE “PUBLIC OWNED AIRWAVES” It is a Privilege not a RIGHT and the FCC can put them out of business TODAY for this BLATANT VIOLATION of the Public Trust, not that they ever had any to begin with.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 5:13:32 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: servo1969
so he'll fall on his sword, right??? /s
6 posted on 04/04/2012 5:14:07 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: servo1969

Don’t ever think that liberals give a crap about fair and balanced.


7 posted on 04/04/2012 5:19:19 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: New Jersey Realist

Brian majored in Selective Reporting...


8 posted on 04/04/2012 5:22:34 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: servo1969

Is Brian Williams a muslim? It is a valid question.


9 posted on 04/04/2012 5:24:23 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: servo1969

They did make a mistake, the editing was to obvious, not subtle enough, they got caught, and will be careful not to let themselves be caught in the future.

Of course they will always be caught, liberalism is a mental disorder, they can not help themselves.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 5:24:39 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: eyeamok
There is only One way to solve this problem, IMMEDIATE REVOCATION OF THEIR LICENSE TO BROADCAST OVER THE “PUBLIC OWNED AIRWAVES” It is a Privilege not a RIGHT and the FCC can put them out of business TODAY for this BLATANT VIOLATION of the Public Trust, not that they ever had any to begin with.

And the 0bama-controlled FCC is going to do this?

You just might have a future in stand up comedy! :)
11 posted on 04/04/2012 5:25:07 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: servo1969
The editing of the 911 call should be examined with the pixelation/distortion of the video of Zimmerman's head wounds. That distortion was intention -- to cover up the actual wounds, so the newsies could claim Zimmerman seemingly had no visible wounds.

When a higher-definition, non-pixelated/non-distorted version of the video was presented, it showed just the opposite -- wounds were visible and obvious.

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One 'editing' incident might be covered over as being an unintentional error. Two! No way! It was overt and it was intentional -- to drive the narrative in a specific direction.

NBC News was caught with their credibility down around their ankles -- twice! on the same story.
12 posted on 04/04/2012 5:30:31 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: servo1969
Williams has been, since 2004, the managing editor of NBC News. And this was no mistake. It was a purposeful attempt to drive the narrative against Zimmerman. It is Williams’ job to see that the facts are reported rather than skewed. And the buck stops with him. This is no isolated incident for Williams. He’s an ardent leftist who began his career by interning for Jimmy Carter.

I can't stand Williams. He is the face of what is wrong with the DBM and, no doubt, was a principle with the Journolists and is probably driving a sequel to the Journolists for this election.

The more I see of what passes for journalism in this country, the more I hope that the DBM crashes and burns - the sooner, the better. Hopefully, the Trayvon Martin manipulation of the facts will be the final nail in the coffin of the DBM.

13 posted on 04/04/2012 5:40:39 AM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: servo1969

I wonder if Williams can sleep at night, knowing that he helped incite the beating of a white man in Florida by two black thugs with a hammer.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 5:42:55 AM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: servo1969

I’d love to straighten Brian Williams’ nose... with a left hook.


15 posted on 04/04/2012 5:43:34 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne
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To: nolongerademocrat
Is Brian Williams a muslim? It is a valid question.

No. He's a New Canaan elitist DemoProg scumbag.

16 posted on 04/04/2012 5:46:02 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne
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To: servo1969

Zimmerman has ample grounds for a slander suit against NBC and Brian Williams. If this editing is provable, it is prima facie evidence of “wanton and wilful disregard for truth,” which moves it beyond First Amendment protections and into the realm of a tort.


17 posted on 04/04/2012 5:49:52 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: servo1969

ALINSKY RULE 11: “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.” Never let the enemy score points because you’re caught without a solution to the problem.


18 posted on 04/04/2012 5:58:29 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: New Jersey Realist

The [communist] agenda is all that they give a crap about.
Whatever it takes to forward that agenda, they’ll do.

If it means taking one side of an issue one time and the other side another time, so be it.


19 posted on 04/04/2012 5:59:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: servo1969

That’s an insult to those horses. They have far more integrity than Williams or his “news” channel.


20 posted on 04/04/2012 5:59:50 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: deweyfrank

If inciting a race war is what it takes to get closer to the communist paradise over the next hill, so be it.


21 posted on 04/04/2012 6:02:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: servo1969

ABCNNBCBS = GGTV = Gangster Govt TV = American Pravda.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 6:03:09 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: IronJack

The “whitening” of Zimmerman needs to be exposed, as well.

This was obvious and purposeful - they intended to make it “racist white man kills innocent black child”.


23 posted on 04/04/2012 6:03:40 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: servo1969
Can NBC be charged with a crime? I want to know because the so-called news media have deliberately lied so very often and have done so very much damage by their lies. Can they be fined by FCC or something? we can't expect them to clean up their act if there is no punishment.
24 posted on 04/04/2012 6:04:03 AM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: servo1969

Williams could be described as the southern end of a northbound horse. Or you could say, there are more horses asses in this world than horses.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 6:07:41 AM PDT by oncebitten (Obama: "A Big Ole’ Hunk of Nothing on Two Thick Slices of Nada.”)
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To: Missouri gal

“Can NBC be charged with a crime? “


Probably not but as others have suggested Zimmerman has a good case for Libel and a reasonable chance to win.

Same with ABC and the deliberate distortion of the head wound.

However, even a loss in court for libel would not stop these Saul Alinsky fueled dishonest journalist from promoting their agenda.

If FOX could return with gusto as a viable alternative and not just an Odumbo Lite (Mitt) cheerleader that is how you punish the Marxist Main Stream Media. You punish them in the ratings.

There has to be some other conservatives with some wealth who would like to help this country with an HONEST STRAIGHT up NEWS network to offer some reasonable balance to J school communist journalism.

Rush, Glenn and the former FOX News proved you can make a lot of money exposing the Marxist Main Stream Media and I am sure there is more viewership out there should someone with means decide that they have to stop this slide towards Marxism.


26 posted on 04/04/2012 6:22:16 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Jerrybob

Excellent letter! You are definitely on to Brian Williams...or is that Brian Shilliams? Well done.


27 posted on 04/04/2012 6:26:04 AM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: MrB

28 posted on 04/04/2012 8:35:55 AM PDT by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: arasina

A real investigation would end up pointing to Obama and the DNC.


29 posted on 04/04/2012 8:43:41 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: MrB
The MSM created the narrative on Zimmerman and Martin, and it won't matter how many facts come out--the original version will be the "truth" for most people.

If a jury acquits Zimmerman, or the grand jury fails to demand a trial, we can expect widespread rioting...unless Zimmerman is killed first. Of course if Zimmerman is exonerated he will still have Holder going after him on "civil rights" charges and probably Trayvon's parents suing on civil charges.

30 posted on 04/04/2012 12:44:45 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: servo1969

Women at NBC want to play ‘mommy’ and keep their little boy safe and warm...


31 posted on 02/09/2015 7:35:30 PM PST by GOPJ (If you can't get on the high horse for men burned alive and children raped, what's the horse for?)
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