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KTVU Apparently Pranked
Weekly Standard ^ | 7/12/13 | DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 07/12/2013 3:37:45 PM PDT by Nachum

TV station KTVU was apparently on the bad end of a prank earlier today, when it supposedly reported the names of the pilots on Asiana flight 214:

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: apparently; flight214; ktvu; pranked
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Kind of like a bad 'Monty Python' sketch...

When I was in college, we sort lived for these moments...

er... not that we would actually do somthing like this.

Nope... wouldn't dream of it...

1 posted on 07/12/2013 3:37:45 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
WE ARE JOURNALISTS!!!

BWA-HAHAHA!! Elistist FOOLS!!!
2 posted on 07/12/2013 3:42:09 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Nachum; Lucky9teen; TADSLOS

Somebody at KTVU must have been “researching” the OFST this morning. (See TADSLOS’s post #6)


3 posted on 07/12/2013 3:42:47 PM PDT by RhoTheta ("We're from the Government, and we're here to help you ... NOT")
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1JYHNX8pdo


4 posted on 07/12/2013 3:43:27 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Nachum

this is making the rounds....freaking hysterical....


5 posted on 07/12/2013 3:45:08 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Nachum
ROTFL!

"These names were not accurate, despite an NTSB official in Washington confirming them late this morning.

6 posted on 07/12/2013 3:46:48 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("...Someone handed the keys to the Forum to the OPC and its sympathizers...")
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To: Alex Murphy

not ROTFL but ROR (raff out roud)


7 posted on 07/12/2013 3:47:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Nachum; PJ-Comix
I can't believe they actually fell for this:

Well, actually, considering the quality of local TV news programs across America these days, I believe!

8 posted on 07/12/2013 3:48:21 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: Nachum

Evidently, Fuk Mi was grounded


9 posted on 07/12/2013 3:48:49 PM PDT by CrappieLuck
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To: Nachum

That is some pretty funny stuff there.

Hats off to the people that did it.


10 posted on 07/12/2013 3:48:56 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: Nachum

Surprised that Ba Ba Bui wasn’t on the crew.


11 posted on 07/12/2013 3:51:19 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: Nachum

What a prank. The perps are legends now.


12 posted on 07/12/2013 3:55:54 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Nachum

This report brought to you by Ben Dover and Phil McCrevice.


13 posted on 07/12/2013 3:59:13 PM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: catfish1957
What a prank. The perps are legends now.

It ranks up there with the Seal Team Six confusion for sheer journalistic lunacy.

Klingon

14 posted on 07/12/2013 4:01:02 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("...Someone handed the keys to the Forum to the OPC and its sympathizers...")
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To: Nachum; CrappieLuck

15 posted on 07/12/2013 4:01:25 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: aomagrat
This report brought to you by Ben Dover and Phil McCrevice.

Don't forget to credit the research assistant, Mike Hunt.

16 posted on 07/12/2013 4:01:26 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Alex Murphy

HORY MACKOLOL!

that’s funny right there.


17 posted on 07/12/2013 4:01:33 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Darteaus94025

Merely graduates of ‘Colleges of Urinalism’ showing why they earn that name.


18 posted on 07/12/2013 4:01:42 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: Nachum

Was their research man named Michael Hunt?


19 posted on 07/12/2013 4:04:32 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Darteaus94025

OMG ¡¡¡¡¡

ROTFLAMO¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

SO DAMNED HEE LARRY US.

too, too funny!!!!

LOL


20 posted on 07/12/2013 4:05:45 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Maybe Helen Hunt.

If they need something, they can go to Helen Hunt for it....


21 posted on 07/12/2013 4:06:36 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: CrappieLuck

Yep. He was Ni Dheep in the Yellow River with I.P. Freely and shouted Phuket ...


22 posted on 07/12/2013 4:08:34 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Alex Murphy

LOL! BUMP!


23 posted on 07/12/2013 4:10:34 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/ktvu-apology-friday-noon-report/nYpSg/

KTVU Apology for Friday Noon report

KTVU’s Noon newscast on Friday, July 12th, the station misidentified the pilots involved in the Asiana Airlines crash at SFO.

Prior to air, the names were confirmed by an NTSB official in the agency’s Washington, D.C. office. Despite that confirmation, KTVU realized the names that aired were not accurate and issued an apology later in the newscast.

The correct names of the pilots in the cockpit were Lee Gang-guk and Lee Jeong-Min. “We sincerely regret the error and took immediate action to apologize, both in the newscast where the mistake occurred, as well as on our website and social media sites,” said Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager. “Nothing is more important to us than having the highest level of accuracy and integrity, and we are reviewing our procedures to ensure this type of error does not happen again.”


24 posted on 07/12/2013 4:11:51 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Nachum
KTVU
25 posted on 07/12/2013 4:12:44 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: RhoTheta

I’m sure Asiana has their attorney, So Su Mi, right on that.


26 posted on 07/12/2013 4:12:54 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Nachum

I heard this on the Michael Berry radio show. It is hilarious and I can’t believe that it wasn’t picked up by someone before the announcer blurted it out. :D


27 posted on 07/12/2013 4:13:14 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Nachum

Why not put the clowns on CBS national news? CBS’s anchor Dan Blather fell for Baba-booies teeth!


28 posted on 07/12/2013 4:15:07 PM PDT by celmak
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To: aomagrat

We named our cat “Phil McCracken,” courtesy of our then 21-year-old son. We just don’t tell people his whole name, like the vet, because I don’t think they’d understand my family’s sense of humor, lol.


29 posted on 07/12/2013 4:17:32 PM PDT by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby. LIFB.)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Sadly, a third victim of this crash passed away this morning.

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/third-victim-dies-asiana-airlines-plane-crash/nYpSs/

(if you can trust the source)


30 posted on 07/12/2013 4:18:21 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: Nachum; PJ-Comix

It’s bad enough that they were so dumb as to put these names on the screen. But then for the infobabe to actually READ THESE NAMES ON THE AIR. . . ! BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!! How stupid ARE these people?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VqjlhtKIToo


31 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:11 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: Nachum

ME bad..Me LOL!


32 posted on 07/12/2013 4:19:45 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: Nachum

The producer’s name is Sum Dum Guy and the anchor is Long Yung Dong. These folks really Fupped Duck.


33 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:21 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Nachum
I can just imagine the panic at the station when someone finally figured it out.
Lots of running around in circles and hollering "Oh sh--, Oh sh--" LOL!
34 posted on 07/12/2013 4:21:36 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy......Nuff said.)
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I can just imagine the panic at the station when someone finally figured it out. Lots of running around in circles and hollering "Oh sh--, Oh sh--" LOL!

Now that would be some funny footage.

35 posted on 07/12/2013 4:23:26 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Once upon a time, I worked in radio and somebody pranked me pretty good... :)


36 posted on 07/12/2013 4:28:08 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Right Wing Assault

When I was a college freshman in ‘69 (olden days), halftime at football games was filled with PA announcements for lost children, doctors getting emergency calls (no cell phones then), etc. One game had a particularly long list of announcements. The veteran PA announcer must have lost his focus - the last announcement said, “Jack Mihoff, go to Gate 12.”

After a two count, the entire crowd erupted in laughter.


37 posted on 07/12/2013 4:31:06 PM PDT by FirstFlaBn
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To: catfish1957
I imagine the revelation happened in stages.
Probably someone noticed *Sum Ting Wong*and said "How ironic".
Then they noticed *Wi To Lo* and said "What a coincidence".
Then with *Ho Lee Fuk*, panic began to set in.
Finally with *Bang Ding Ow* it was "Oh sh--" time.
38 posted on 07/12/2013 4:34:43 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

I kept waiting for the anchor to bust out laughing. No deal.


39 posted on 07/12/2013 4:40:32 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: FirstFlaBn

” the last announcement said, “Jack Mihoff, go to Gate 12.”

Reminds me of the scene in “Porky’s” where the waitress takes a call from one of the buffoons asking her to see if “Mike Hunt” is anywhere in the drive-in!


40 posted on 07/12/2013 5:06:02 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Prince of Space

Our big red male of 16 years is named “Buddy T. Fuzzbutt” .
The girl at the Vet Asked without a pause “of the Charleston Fuzzbutts I presume ?”


41 posted on 07/12/2013 5:06:50 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Nachum

Funniest. Prank. Ever.


42 posted on 07/12/2013 5:07:49 PM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: Nachum

Don’t tell me, the NTSB spox who confirmed the information was Heywood Jablome?


43 posted on 07/12/2013 5:12:44 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Nachum

Notice in the apology video, she pronounces Asiana as “Ah-see-ahna”.

She should have blonde hair...what a doof.


44 posted on 07/12/2013 5:54:54 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Nachum

I so needed this laugh! Thanks.


45 posted on 07/12/2013 5:55:25 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: FirstFlaBn

Reminds me of last time I was in Yankee Stadium, back in ‘91. Up on the scoreboard when they were listing fans’ birthdays that day, one name popped out as slightly irregular:

MO FO

Even in New Yawk - someone didn’t catch it.


46 posted on 07/12/2013 5:56:30 PM PDT by time4good
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To: Nachum

Hey, if they got the info from FaceBook or Twitter, its gotta be the gospel...no?


47 posted on 07/12/2013 6:22:21 PM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: CrappieLuck

Co Pilot was Won Dumb Fuk.........


48 posted on 07/12/2013 6:28:19 PM PDT by njslim (St)
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To: njslim

LOL!!!!


49 posted on 07/12/2013 7:09:44 PM PDT by CrappieLuck
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To: Nachum

“KTVU Apparently Pranked” apparently? Has the media grown so craven that it can just make fun of people and laugh at protests? This shows us the media parrots have NOTHING between their ears.


50 posted on 07/13/2013 5:20:57 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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