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Media's High-Tech Lynching Of George Zimmerman
investors.com ^ | 5 July, 2013 | NA

Posted on 07/06/2013 12:19:03 PM PDT by marktwain

Bias: Evidence revealed so far in the Trayvon Martin murder trial shatters the media narrative that shooter George Zimmerman acted as a rabid racist hunting down an angelic black boy.

For a full week last year after the tragedy, NBC "Nightly News" and "Today" ran audio tape of Zimmerman allegedly telling a 911 dispatcher, "This guy looks like he's up to no good. He looks black."

To an audience that didn't know better, that was damning evidence — a seemingly open-and-shut case of racial profiling. Only, it was a frame-up.

NBC producers doctored the recording to portray Zimmerman as a bigot. In the unedited 911 call, the dispatcher asks Zimmerman to describe Martin's skin color. Yet NBC made it seem as if Zimmerman targeted him because he was black and edited the exchange to look like he believed blacks in general are up to no good.

Other examples of biased media coverage included:

• ABC News originally claiming Zimmerman had no visible signs of injury based on a fuzzy video that later, when enhanced, clearly showed wounds to his head.

• CNN isolating part of a 911 call and speculating Zimmerman could be heard in the background calling Martin a racial slur, when in fact he did no such thing.

• Networks broadcasting photos of Martin as a pre-teen, ignoring the social-media photos of the 17-year-old smoking, shooting the middle finger and glowering at the camera with gold teeth.

Major media also ignored Martin's criminal history.

At the time of the shooting, he was visiting Zimmerman's townhouse complex in Sanford, Fla., from Miami, where he'd been suspended from school after officials found burglary tools and allegedly stolen jewelry in his backpack.

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The old media has much blood on its hands already.
1 posted on 07/06/2013 12:19:03 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Nothing “high tech” about it. They’re just lying about a thug who got shot attacking a neighborhood watch volunteer.


2 posted on 07/06/2013 12:21:28 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: marktwain
The racial attacks are PLANNED. History tells why.



3 posted on 07/06/2013 12:22:02 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: marktwain

Why I rarely watch TV news.....when I do it’s for rare emergencies or for laughs.....


4 posted on 07/06/2013 12:25:00 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: marktwain

Can I ask a stupid question?

If there is rioting as a result of the verdict, how does that enhance the image of black people? Did it enhance the image of black people when they rioted over the Rodney King verdict? Did it enhance the image of black people during all of the race riots of the ‘60s?

Why are liberals seemingly okay with the possibility of rioting? Isn’t that bigoted of them to just assume that blacks will riot if provoked?

Maybe I’m missing something of the narrative?


5 posted on 07/06/2013 12:25:54 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: marktwain
The old media has much blood on its hands already.

Yeah, that's why I'm so sympathetic to Media reporters and news crews these days.

6 posted on 07/06/2013 12:30:33 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: marktwain
Networks broadcasting photos of Martin as a pre-teen, ignoring the social-media photos of the 17-year-old smoking, shooting the middle finger and glowering at the camera with gold teeth. Major media also ignored Martin's criminal history.

In the cause of fairness (to offset the unrelenting continuing media bias)…did little George Zimmerman even have a chance with Trayvon Martin???





7 posted on 07/06/2013 12:31:08 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Isn’t that bigoted of them to just assume that blacks will riot if provoked?

Liberals will deny they assume any such thing. And they will be simultaneously thinking, "Our course the darkies will riot! It's how we bred them!"

A real liberal wag might quote Patrick Henry: "I have only the light of experience to guide me."

8 posted on 07/06/2013 12:33:39 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Maybe I’m missing something of the narrative?

It's not a stupid question, it's a common sense question in Bizarro World.

The narrative is: "See, Blacks are still slaves and subject to the whims of racist White monsters that have absolute license in the racist evil United States.

Have you beat your slaves again today?

9 posted on 07/06/2013 12:37:30 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: Dilbert San Diego

Why are liberals seemingly okay with the possibility of rioting? Isn’t that bigoted of them to just assume that blacks will riot if provoked?


It’s not a bad question at all. In my own opinion it’s not just OK, it’s a desired action. Not a reaction mind you, a Direct Action. Riots allow them to pass more onerous laws on the law-abiding. The Thugs and criminals just laugh at more laws.

The thugs can be considered to be shock-troops. They go in and break up anything that gets in the way. The others that follow-on, (and you can use your imagination here,) are the ones to worry about, they are the ones who will cause lasting damage and pain.


10 posted on 07/06/2013 12:38:58 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I think the media is trying to push this into riots so they have something exciting to report on.


11 posted on 07/06/2013 12:42:13 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: ez

Riots divert attention from Obama’s scandals. Plain fact.


12 posted on 07/06/2013 12:54:06 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: ez
I think the media is trying to push this into riots so they have something exciting to report on.

Well certainly...as reporting the anti Obama protests, riots in Egypt/Kenya does not accommodate their agendas.

13 posted on 07/06/2013 12:58:37 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Isn’t that bigoted of them to just assume that blacks will riot if provoked?

It's also bigoted of them to think 17-year-old Trayvon's gangsta picture will scare people. He scares them. So they show little Trayvon.

14 posted on 07/06/2013 12:59:04 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: informavoracious

Yep, I know I grew tired of seeing the 13 year old Trayvon, when that’s not how he looked when this incident happened. Clearly he was a gang banger in training, but someone, somewhere, decided his 13 year old picture should be used.

Can even the liberals deny bias with evidence such as the younger picture of Trayvon being used, the doctored 911 tape, and the omission of the images of Zimmerman’s head wounds???? Why would an unbiased media make all of these clearly biased decisions on how to present the case to their viewers, if there was no bias at all involved???


15 posted on 07/06/2013 1:34:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego; All

Not to mention the fact that all we heard was that St. Trayvon was coming back with iced tea. In reality, it was a can of WATERMELON JUICE. Even the facts are not discussed openly if they are not PC.


16 posted on 07/06/2013 1:42:02 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: The Working Man
re: Why are liberals seemingly okay with the possibility of rioting?

Good question. One part of the answer is that because libs are elitists, they really don't expect to be impacted by the rioting that hopefully won't occur in their part of town. So what if others have their homes or businesses trashed or burned down or are even hurt or killed as a result of riots? If it doesn't directly impact the libs, it doesn't matter.

Another part of the answer is that, needless to say, libs control the MSM, and the media LOVES riots. The "journalists" get to jockey for position to report it and appear relevant while having the opportunity to endlessly analyze and place blame on the victims and of course those evil, racist Republicans.

A third answer - related to the first - is that libs have no real problem with thugs taking and destroying stuff as long as the thugs don't take the lib's stuff. They don't believe in holding criminals accountable for their actions. That would be "blaming the victim". So, rioters (the real victims) taking other peoples’ stuff is OK, and is certainly OK with the entitled crowd that sees rioting as an opportunity to steal and destroy things with impunity.

17 posted on 07/06/2013 1:44:35 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Red in Blue PA

18 posted on 07/06/2013 1:45:21 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The communist cabal is pressing hard to force our culture into violence. All of this is intended to destabilize the nation in order to bring about martial law.
There have been hundreds of black on white racially motivated attacks this year. A white backlash will allow the tyrants who are fomenting strife to strike hard and with extreme prejudice.


19 posted on 07/06/2013 1:56:01 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Stand Watch Listen

I’m looking at the two pictures of Trayvon Martin here:

The bottom picture has a tattoo on left arm. The upper picture does not show a tattoo. ME said that the tattoos were on his right arm.

Can anyone explain —


20 posted on 07/06/2013 1:57:40 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Picture taken in a mirror.

One pic is before tat.

one pic is after tat.


21 posted on 07/06/2013 2:06:31 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
If there is rioting as a result of the verdict, how does that enhance the image of black people?

They don't care about having an "enhanced" image. Their mentality is the same as that of Islamic terrorists: rioting is a show of force meant to induce fear, pure and simple. And it's working. People are afraid of offending blacks and muslims. Hispanics, whether they like it or not, are being pushed into the White, Jewish, and Asian category: the Elois.

22 posted on 07/06/2013 2:34:10 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: Stand Watch Listen
Any civil lawyers out there? What kind of case does Zimmerman have to sue the media outlets? Al Sharpton and his ilk? The Black Panthers for terroristic threats?

George wanted to become a lawyer, he'll have the chance to get alot of practical experience.

Seriously, what are George's chances?

23 posted on 07/06/2013 2:39:23 PM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (The Stupid Party, they've earned it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Why are liberals seemingly okay with the possibility of rioting?

Because it gives them an excuse to start up new giveaway programs to help downtrodden minorities, and to lock even more people into a lifetime of dependency on the government.

24 posted on 07/06/2013 2:40:42 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Mears

bfl


25 posted on 07/06/2013 2:40:57 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Fresh Wind
Because it gives them an excuse to start up new giveaway programs to help downtrodden minorities, and to lock even more people into a lifetime of dependency on the government.

The Democrat Party...its existence is predicated upon keeping the electorate:
Dumb...
Depressed...
Dependent...
hence eternally
Democrat...


26 posted on 07/06/2013 3:01:31 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: Dilbert San Diego; All

“If there is rioting as a result of the verdict, how does that enhance the image of black people?”

It does not enhance their image. They have the insane idea that it enhances their “power”.

The idea is widely held that black people got so many goodies, such as “affirmative action”, special priviledges for voting, special voting “minority majority” districts, and wefare benefits because they rioted in the 60’s. This was a supposed payoff to prevent them from rioting in the future.

It is a weird belief in many ways, because the people that were hurt were overwhelmingly black people. Who were they extorting from?

However, I have heard this stupid theory put forward over and over for 40 years.


27 posted on 07/06/2013 3:06:14 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Louis Foxwell

You are exactly right. People must learn to see the big picture.


28 posted on 07/06/2013 3:10:56 PM PDT by Misterioso (It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing - Duke Ellington)
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To: Red in Blue PA

That’s a tired old tactic of the left for years now. (Though tired, it still works on the low-info and willfully ignorant). Non-PC facts and statistics are called “hate facts”.


29 posted on 07/06/2013 3:11:33 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Uncle Chip

Tattoos obviously appear overnight. Here today, gone yesterday, so to speak.


30 posted on 07/06/2013 3:14:01 PM PDT by Misterioso (It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing - Duke Ellington)
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To: Louis Foxwell

Exactly. It’s a win-win for the leftists. If whites don’t retaliate, they continue to suffer attack. If they do retaliate, the left and their lapdog media will portray the whites as racist haters for defending themselves. That’s the power of ownimg the mainstream media.


31 posted on 07/06/2013 3:14:28 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: marktwain

The Americans who are black are viewed by the Democrats as being their “Shock Troops”. In order to implement the Democrat agenda, some heads have to be broken. The old college professors aren’t going to do it. They want Americans who are white afraid of the Americans who are black. Now you have a better understanding of why Democrats want gun control.


32 posted on 07/06/2013 3:23:41 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Misterioso

So they are like zits —


33 posted on 07/06/2013 3:28:42 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

Zit removal, however, is relatively easy.


34 posted on 07/06/2013 3:29:49 PM PDT by Misterioso (It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing - Duke Ellington)
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To: Misterioso
Tattoos obviously appear overnight. Here today, gone yesterday, so to speak.

Well, there's that old Jimmy Buffett song "Margaritaville". I guess Purple Drank has the same effect.

35 posted on 07/06/2013 4:04:44 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Uncle Chip

“Asked by De la Rionda if she has children, Fulton replied in a clear but slightly quavering voice: “My youngest son is Trayvon Benjamin Martin. He’s in heaven.”

She then gave details of Martin’s tattoos, noting that her son was right-handed and had two tattoos. One was on his right upper shoulder and showed praying hands with his grandmother’s and great-grandmother’s names.

The other tattoo was on his left wrist. “He had my name there,” she said.”


36 posted on 07/06/2013 4:15:48 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: marktwain

37 posted on 07/06/2013 4:17:19 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

LOL

Now all we need are its worshippers bringing bowls of Skittles as offerings.


38 posted on 07/06/2013 4:28:26 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip


39 posted on 07/06/2013 4:39:14 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

There we go


40 posted on 07/06/2013 4:48:32 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

41 posted on 07/06/2013 4:55:16 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: The Working Man

“The others that follow-on, (and you can use your imagination here,) are the ones to worry about, they are the ones who will cause lasting damage and pain.”

For sure. The 400 lb federal slob amebas who eat doughnuts and cheese tacos all day at their desks will turn into 10-foot tall Rambos who shit cop-killer 9mm bullets out their arses and hit targets at 500 meters or better.

It’s good to know that military analysts like you are around to tell us that we’re f***d


42 posted on 07/06/2013 5:09:23 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: sergeantdave

Thanks sergeantdave,

That’s not exactly who “I” was thinking about, but they sound interesting in a videogame sense. However Reality bites and the ones I worry about carry ‘briefcases’ for the most part.


43 posted on 07/06/2013 5:16:21 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: marktwain

I’ve wondered if it has been ordered that Travon’s past has been hidden to make Obama not look like the jerk he is after coming out saying what he did about him.


44 posted on 07/06/2013 5:16:22 PM PDT by lilypad
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To: The Working Man

I’ve dealt with a number of briefcase-carrying officials.

Show them where the momma-san lives and her stable of hookers, and they re out of the picture. The briefcase traitors, including the CIA, the DIA and the state department, are not relevant players when TSHTF.

If you think so, you watch too many bullshit Hollywood movies.

Kaddhafi getting his brains blown out on the hood of an SUV and his elite palace guard hanging from lampposts is reality.

Hillary the Nazi mouse screaming Eek! Eek! is also realty.


45 posted on 07/06/2013 5:33:39 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: mrsmel
It’s a win-win for the leftists. If whites don’t retaliate, they continue to suffer attack. If they do retaliate, the left and their lapdog media will portray the whites as racist haters for defending themselves.

One approach might be to retaliate against the media a few times. If a few media vans go up in flames while filming the riots they so love, the media might be more circumspect about covering them in gory detail.

"Oh look, the youths are approaching the building! I hope they burn it for some great footage! .... And Freddy's Fashion Mart goes up in flames! Hurrah, rioters!"

46 posted on 07/06/2013 5:42:52 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: marktwain

The old media covered up the Soviet show trials. The new media does the same in liberal FL or wherever they need to do so.


47 posted on 07/06/2013 6:04:49 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks marktwain.


48 posted on 07/06/2013 6:44:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: JoeProBono; stylecouncilor

LOL


49 posted on 07/06/2013 7:03:49 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: marktwain

Here’s what it’ll look like:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbuGEYg7CC8


50 posted on 07/06/2013 7:54:56 PM PDT by GOPJ ((MSNBC?)... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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