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Zimmerman lawyer to move Ďasapí against NBC News
Washington Post ^ | July 14, 2013 | Erik Wemple

Posted on 07/14/2013 2:09:27 PM PDT by PJ-Comix

Last night’s not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial will enable the neighborhood-watch volunteer to resume his case against NBC News for the mis-editing of his widely distributed call to police. Back in December, Zimmerman sued NBC Universal Media for defamation over the botched editing, which depicted him as a hardened racial profiler.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: blackkk; florida; georgezimmerman; nbc; nbcnews; sue; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Um, sorry but the "mis-editing" was not "botched," it was INTENTIONAL fraud on the part of NBC. I'm thinking that NBC will want to avoid the embarrassment of a civil suit trial and settle for a HUGE amount. At least $10 million. I am hoping that any settlement include an apology by Brian Williams at the top of his show in which he acknowledges that NBC intentionally committed FRAUD.

BTW, how much do YOU think NBC will end up paying Zimmerman?

1 posted on 07/14/2013 2:09:27 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

If I were him I’d stick with MOM and West for the NBC trial, as they know their trial the best and know exactly what and when NBC did - even if they are normally defense lawyers. Stick with em, they’re that good.


2 posted on 07/14/2013 2:11:04 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: PJ-Comix

I agree, not botched, intentional.


3 posted on 07/14/2013 2:11:39 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: PJ-Comix
How much is 30 Rockefeller Center worth?

That much.

4 posted on 07/14/2013 2:12:12 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Botched? What creepy assed crackers on the wash post!


5 posted on 07/14/2013 2:12:32 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: PJ-Comix

Even a $100 million would not be enough...the NBC/MSNBC lying networks need to be put out of business once and for all!


6 posted on 07/14/2013 2:12:49 PM PDT by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: PJ-Comix

Whatever the amount of the settlement is, it’s not enough. There needs to be some prison time for these bastards.


7 posted on 07/14/2013 2:13:55 PM PDT by ryderann
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To: PJ-Comix

Amazing how they are still doing it isn’t it. “Botched”...That’s like when they quote Zimmerman when he said “these guys always get away” they write it like “these____always get away” so people think he said the “N” word when they read it.


8 posted on 07/14/2013 2:14:19 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I am betting between NBC and CNN( for publishing his social security number on tv) he will be looking at 100 million with a payout of 5-10 million.

The 5-10 million should be predicated on both NBC and CNN staffs being fired. Funny thing is, both networks have done this enough to justify the lawsuits.


9 posted on 07/14/2013 2:15:28 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Sue the admitted foreign born twice unconstitutionally elected Kenyan POTUS as well for intentionally inflaming the situation.


10 posted on 07/14/2013 2:15:36 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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Whatever the final settlement, this SHOULD be enough to pay off his defense team - remember, lawyers always get at least one third of any punitive damages. All of the parties should be able to retire, quite comfortably, at the end of the day...


11 posted on 07/14/2013 2:15:42 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: PJ-Comix

GOOD! Sue their asses off..NBC is not a legit news organization..they are a Communist organization who from the beginning railroaded Zimmerman..they wanted a race war and it looks like they got it..I hope Zimmerman makes millions


12 posted on 07/14/2013 2:16:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: PJ-Comix
then sue CNN into oblivion for releasing his SS#!!!
13 posted on 07/14/2013 2:16:15 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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CNN also released his SSN so hope he sticks it up their ass as well.


14 posted on 07/14/2013 2:17:41 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: PJ-Comix

Egregious, deliberate maliciousness.

NBC — Must Sue TV!


15 posted on 07/14/2013 2:18:26 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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NBC: We didn't do it! Besides, everyone else did!" Yeppers, makes sense to me!

$I'll say 25 million.

16 posted on 07/14/2013 2:18:47 PM PDT by celmak
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To: PJ-Comix

I hope he takes them for all they are worth.

As someone said last night on FR, “he’ll be able to afford his own private Idaho.” I hope he can get somewhere safe.
God Bless this good man. He’s been through hell.


17 posted on 07/14/2013 2:18:48 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty ("Happy, happy,happy." Phil Robertson)
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To: PJ-Comix

Why would any honest company advertise on the lying NBC network?


18 posted on 07/14/2013 2:20:18 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: PJ-Comix

Damages:
Income for life
Stress
Good name
The list will go on and on
Z just hit the mega lottery


19 posted on 07/14/2013 2:20:29 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: PJ-Comix

He needs to sue PEOPLE....individual people, not just the company!! MAKE IT HURT THEM PERSONALLY!


20 posted on 07/14/2013 2:20:49 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: PJ-Comix
http://www.gzdefensefund.com/donate/

21 posted on 07/14/2013 2:21:43 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: PJ-Comix

BTW, how much do YOU think NBC will end up paying Zimmerman?
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To REALLY get their attention and to minimize the chances of them engaging in Agendanista warfare against an American citizen in the future, it SHOULD BE about three times NBC’s annual News Division gross revenue (not profits, but gross revenue). And if I would be on the jury and could influence other jurors it would be that high if we had the leeway.

But it will not likely be this high as true justice would require. It will probably be in the millions (or perhaps in the low tens of millions).


22 posted on 07/14/2013 2:23:22 PM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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"NBC Universal Media responded to the Zimmerman complaint by noting that other media outlets played up the racial angle of Zimmerman’s deadly encounter with Trayvon Martin."

If so, the "other media outlets" have defamed him. They should be identified and the defamation documented.

23 posted on 07/14/2013 2:25:37 PM PDT by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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To: PJ-Comix

NBC should settle before monday donuts & coffee if they know what’s good for them.


24 posted on 07/14/2013 2:26:04 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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I don’t think one apology is enough. I say they be forced to run an ad every hour for a month admitting to deliberately smearing Zimmerman to make this a racial incident. Were I Zimmerman, I would insist on it as part of the settlement
Ten million isn’t enough. Martin’s parents are going to demand half, if not all of it. They already sued the condo complex.
Of course Zimmerman will be suing the state of Florida also.


25 posted on 07/14/2013 2:28:08 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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it SHOULD BE about three times NBC’s annual News Division gross revenue (not profits, but gross revenue).

That sounds fair. I like how ya think!

26 posted on 07/14/2013 2:29:18 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: PJ-Comix

This was one of the worst aspects of the case. NBC is (was) a respected news source and they used their power (not to report but) to advance a false narrative. I think the White House has its tentacles into this organization...just like they do the IRS. It’s real third-world stuff in my opinion. In any case, several million dollars should be extracted from NBC and paid to GZ for all the suffering they caused him and his familty. I’m sure GZ isn’t proud of what he had to do....maybe even regrets a decision or two..., but no man, deserves treatment like this from a National News Media Source.


27 posted on 07/14/2013 2:29:44 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
The 5-10 million should be predicated on both NBC and CNN staffs being fired.

No, no, firing them would be NBC and CNN putting this episode behind them. Leave them on staff so that FOX, FR et al, can have pinatas to bash on a continuing basis. It would be the gift that keeps on giving.

28 posted on 07/14/2013 2:29:57 PM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: PJ-Comix
Consider this floating in the punch bowl.

Zimmerman settles with NBC for $6 mil and then donates half to the UNCF.

29 posted on 07/14/2013 2:30:39 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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I say they be forced to run an ad every hour for a month admitting to deliberately smearing Zimmerman to make this a racial incident. Were I Zimmerman, I would insist on it as part of the settlement

Another homerun! NBC should be FORCED to move into the black communities and apologize for causing the racial strife. In person.

30 posted on 07/14/2013 2:31:07 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Wiser now

I don’t think one apology is enough. I say they be forced to run an ad every hour for a month admitting to deliberately smearing Zimmerman to make this a racial incident. Were I Zimmerman, I would insist on it as part of the settlement
Ten million isn’t enough. Martin’s parents are going to demand half, if not all of it. They already sued the condo complex.
Of course Zimmerman will be suing the state of Florida also.


The jury ruled that Zimmerman’s action were LAWFUL. That means ZERO dollars from GZ to the Martin family.


31 posted on 07/14/2013 2:31:37 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Wiser now

Martin’s parents won’t be getting anything from Z. If they try Z will invoke the civil immunity for self-defense that Florida law allows.


32 posted on 07/14/2013 2:32:57 PM PDT by mlo
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To: PJ-Comix

For me, the destruction of the NBC brand caused by a prolonged trial would be far greater than the money.


33 posted on 07/14/2013 2:33:09 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: PJ-Comix
I keep hearing that Zimm was accused of being a "racist" as if that was a crime. When did being a "racist", whatever that is, become a crime?

Is this a new "thoughtcrime" or is it a "speechcrime" to utter the "n word"? While we are on the subject, citizen, when is the latest Newspeak dictionary coming out? I can hardly wait.

34 posted on 07/14/2013 2:33:48 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (The IRS--a softer Gestapo)
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35 posted on 07/14/2013 2:34:19 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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I’m with everyone here. That wasn’t botched, it was intentional. I hope he gets millions.


36 posted on 07/14/2013 2:35:09 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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BTW, how much do YOU think NBC will end up paying Zimmerman?

NOT ENOUGH

37 posted on 07/14/2013 2:35:16 PM PDT by Waywardson (I did not vote for that pro-abortionist candidate!)
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I would say the full liquidiation of Comcast assets.
If a company goes to maliciously destroy a person’s life, then that company should be destroyed.


38 posted on 07/14/2013 2:36:19 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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The media tried to frame G. Zimmerman, and not just NBC. ABC and Matt Gutman lied about the injuries. The media did their best to get protests going, but the turnout was puny. Nancy Grace must’ve unraveled when the verdict was announced.
39 posted on 07/14/2013 2:37:24 PM PDT by apocalypto
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Some no name female "news reader" , after the verdict, said Zimmerman was acquitted of murder--not the charge of, but the the MURDER of Treyvon. Think it was Fox and Friends this morning or whatever takes its place on Sunday. It wasn't Martha or anyone I know. I could name the number of news readers with 2 intact brain cells to think with on my fingers--maybe just one hand. The rest are clueless, Pavlovian slobs who drool and jump thru hoops on command.

vaudine

40 posted on 07/14/2013 2:42:57 PM PDT by vaudine
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NBC should settle before monday donuts & coffee if they know what’s good for them.

I hope they don't know what's good for them. I want to see them suffer.

41 posted on 07/14/2013 2:43:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Mark actually does (or did) family law most of the time — child support, dissolutions, etc., believe it or not.


42 posted on 07/14/2013 2:47:06 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture¬ô)
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To: PJ-Comix

This from the Reuters article linked on Drudge (re: Zimmerman wants to be a lawyer)

“..Zimmerman, an insurance investigator, attended community college and was a credit shy of an associate’s degree in criminal justice but was kicked out of school because he posed a danger to the campus, according to family sources...”

Other news media have also quoted this and from what I understand, Seminole College ‘kicked him out’ because of the shooting and the race baiting.


43 posted on 07/14/2013 2:49:14 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: blackdog

I like it.


44 posted on 07/14/2013 2:51:30 PM PDT by ShasheMac
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To: hoosiermama

add to damages:

Ron Allen becomes GZ’s butler.
Rachel Maddow becomes GZ’s maid.
Andrea Mitchell required to wear a dunce cap on her head for all live/taped reports.
Tom Brokaw drops his drawers on air and kisses his own arse.
Continual crawl on all NBC News programs: WE ARE LIARS


45 posted on 07/14/2013 2:53:57 PM PDT by WeatherGuy
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To: Fred Hayek
I would say the full liquidiation of Comcast assets.

Or declare all legacy stock void and worthless, re-issue new stock, and give it all to Zimmerman.

46 posted on 07/14/2013 2:56:33 PM PDT by The Duke
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I would say the full liquidiation of Comcast assets. If a company goes to maliciously destroy a person’s life, then that company should be destroyed.

Agreed. Slowly, though. Make it hurt for a year like they did George.

47 posted on 07/14/2013 2:57:03 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: PJ-Comix

Botched? Call like it is lying liberal media to promote their agenda. Hopefully Zim gets millions and some as*holes at NBC and CNN get fired.


48 posted on 07/14/2013 2:57:59 PM PDT by doc
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To: WeatherGuy

Will NBC News still have enough to pay Chelsea Clinton for her non-journalism when this is all over?


49 posted on 07/14/2013 2:58:29 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: Brandonmark

I hope the so called Reverend Al is working for GZ by the time it is over.


50 posted on 07/14/2013 2:59:37 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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