Skip to comments.Trayvon Martin call was "mistake, not deliberate": NBC (Refuses to name supposedly "fired producer")
Posted on 04/08/2012 5:25:10 AM PDT by jimbo123
NBC News' decision to air an edited call from George Zimmerman to police in the moments before he shot Trayvon Martin was "a mistake and not a deliberate act to misrepresent the phone call," according the president of network's news division. The edit in question, which aired on the network's flagship "Today" morning show last week, made it appear that Zimmerman told police that Martin was black without being prompted, when, in fact, the full tape reveals that the neighborhood watch captain only did so when responding to a question posed by a dispatcher. Under growing public pressure to explain the incident, NBC News President Steve Capus provided Reuters with the fullest explanation to date of how the edited call made it on air and what the network is doing to prevent such a consequential error from happening again.
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Sure. Right. Got it. Check.
Lyin' sack of s**t.
The lawsuit by Zimmerman can sort it out.
Black voter registration drives using the shooting as motivation are underway in Florida. Media using the dead boy is what the case was about all along.
Therefore, they have not apologized. Also, no one was fired.
They are flipping us the bird. "Yeah, we lied, f*** you."
NBC: “Yeah, we lied. F*** you.”
A boycott of biblical proportion needs to happen the likes any network has never seen!
If NBC gets away with this then the public and the FCC are abysmal failures!
“Yeah, you caught us lying to you. Again. What you gonna do, organize a ‘boycott’?” -NBC News President Steve Capus
Zimmerman needs a good shark lawyer to drag these reprehensible scum around in the dirt.
I'm sure their viewers were perfectly fine with what they did.
I’m waiting for Spike Lee to Tweet the home address of the imaginary producer who was pretend fired by NBC.
With regard to the image above, it cannot be said that it happened somehow by accident. These are major news agencies with the best equipment and image manipulation skills on the planet. This is more deliberate manipulation of the news and associated images to create anger and promote a particular line of propaganda.
How many examples can you find of the MSM doctoring the news either by editing 911 calls, police video or official mugshots? Perhaps by their choice of language - E.G.→ Coining the phrase "White Hispanic"?
Perhaps editing the images of Trayvon to show him as a baby, young boy or even photoshopping him to make him look like a doe-eyed model?
Isn’t NBC owned by GE?
Isn’t GE a major contributor of Obama?
Doesn’t GE have a major stake in getting it reelected?
I am thinking there is no fired producer. I am also thinking they are banking on BO’s way of thinking- that the public has a very short memory.
Wrong. If there was any journalistic integrity at that network, it is long gone now with this unethical BLACK mark.
Overturn every rock and bring light to all the cockroaches there. If they can afford to pay a balding POS like Matt Lauer $30 million, they can afford to put another zero to that sum and give it to a man who has undeservedly been used as an instrument to ensure this network’s gravy train.
Black voter registration drives using the shooting as motivation are underway in Florida.
That’s depressing because I firmly believe that whoever wins FL wins the White House. This is why it is so imperative that we take back the Senate and hold the House. If Obozo is reelected, we can stop his Marxist agenda, dead in it’s tracks, if we control both Houses of the Legislative Branch.
In other words, it’s more convenient for NBC to claim this was an “accident” i.e. one race-baiting producer than a deliberate act of race-baiting by corporate directive.
I’m still asking: Where is the outrage from the Jewish and Hispanic communities demanding Due Process for George Zimmerman? His dad is Jewish and his mom is Hispanic. Even with the “doctored” pic, he still has Hispanic features.
My guess is that it was not only planned, the people involved got a kick out of their own cleverness. Add to that the satisfaction of accomplishing a task set for them by whoever is ultimately responsible for coordinating the outrage, and the "fired producer" - a journalistic equivalent of the so-called "lone gunman"* - probably wouldn't change a thing. Good foot soldiers of the proletariat know that rewards eventually follow such sacrifices.
*Any others involved were no doubt only following orders.
Has there ever been an explanation as to why the media waited a month or so after it actually happened, before this became a national story?
Black voter registration drives using the shooting as motivation are underway in Florida.
The silver lining behind this cloud is: Only 59% of Registerd Blacks voted in ‘08; the year with the highest Black voter turn out ever. Well, the new has worn off now and the novelty is gone. Plus, a lot of Brothas are not happy with Prez dude because he has not produced for them like they thought he would. So, he will get less Black votes this time around.
Another point: This is why we need a Hispanic in the VP spot on the GOP Ticket. The Hispanic vote, for the GOP Ticket, can neutralize the Black vote for Obozo.
Am I right or wrong? Comment? Anybody????
I am not so sure it was deliberate distortion.
Any journalist or historian must pick and choose which facts they believe relevant to the story.
I suspect to this editor’s perception the unedited tape showed clearly Zimmerman’s racism. So all he/she did was edit out those distracting bits of dialog in between the important parts. Didn’t change the meaning at all.
I, of course, disagree with that perception, as I suspect would all fair-minded people. But for someone focused enough on their cause, I can see the possibility of it not being concious deception.
Dude, you aren't getting it. THEY DON'T CARE. They lie to you and they LIKE IT. They are PROUD of it.
This is their new logo:
Do you have any evidence Dad is Jewish? Zimmerman is a German name. Means Carpenter. Some but by no means all are Jewish.
Where did the orders come from?
From on high, from Comcast
Martin family lawyer, Crump, made an effort to make the case a trial in the public eye. It was Crump who involved Sharpton and Jackson, and it was Crump who was making incendiary and unsupported allegations to the press.
Why the hell does anyone pay any attention to NBC. The bias is incredible but what upsets me the most, many people do listen and believe the news this schlock outfit reports.
First of all, I cannot understand how the people who edited this and report this can look at themselves in the mirror. This is evil and WILL cause more racial strife and innocent people to get hurt or killed.
I want the truth and most of the people I know think if Zimmerman is guilty, prosecute him, but if he was attacked by Trayvon and was protecting himself, stop the lying for political gain. It seems the left was a divided country which is bad for all of us.
“Zimmerman needs a good shark lawyer to drag these reprehensible scum around in the dirt.”
The lawyer the OTHER injured Zimmermans used should be sufficient.
I’m a Zimmerman on my mothers side.
German and Swiss.
Spreading a deliberate falsehood that results in people getting killed?
This seems more serious than a hate crime to me.
Punishment should be even more severe.
How about jail time for NBC executives?
Do you have any evidence Dad is Jewish?
I heard on Sean Hannity’s radio show that his dad was Jewish. Did a Google search and it seemed to bear it out.
The hispanic community has large majorities of Mexicans and Cubans.
Those from other countries are split among many origins.
George’s mother is Peruvian.
That could account for a lack of outraged solidarity over his mistreatment, although it shouldn’t.
I get conflicting accounts of whether or not his father is Jewish. He has been reported to be, but when you google it, some say yes, others no
Nobody was fired. Someone is getting a nice bonus check and a promotion, though.
I always do, including the words "and" and "the".
and if so, why will they not release the name???
cause like you said, nobody was fired
Yes, from ROM E-manual: "Never let a good crisis go to waste."
Being morons, they needed extra time to figure out the best spin.
It’s just a mistake, just as it will be just a mistake when “reporters” — who will be covering the inevitable civil unrest that they will have created — accidentally get shot.
I have no use for anyone who votes strictly or primarily on the basis of race or ethnicity.
Mistake? Yeah, right. They’ve been lying forever, why would we expect that they change now?
As Hitler would have said, had he lived and been brought to trial: "I neffer killed avyvun; I vas only giffing orders"!
With all due respect, wrong; we need the best person for the job, regardless of race or ethnicity. One who we would welcome as president should it become necessary.
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