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NBC APOLOGIZES FOR DOCTORED 911 TAPE IN TRAYVON MARTIN REPORT

April 4, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

NBC has ignited a furor over what it admitted was “an error made in the production process” on its news programs last week, when a tape of a police dispatcher’s conversation with George Zimmerman, the accused killer of Trayvon Martin, was edited in such a way as to make it sound as if Zimmerman might […]

DIRECTOR DALDRY: WHY NO OTHER 9/11 MOVIES?

February 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

None of the critics who greeted Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close with angry comments about how it assertedly exploits the 9/11 tragedy to jerk tears from the audience were among those putting questions to Daldry at a news conference at the Berlin Film Festival, where the movie is being screened in competition today […]

BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL SELECTS TWO OSCAR-CONTENDING FILMS

December 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, has been selected to make its international debut in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will screen out of competition, the festival announced today (Monday). The film, set in New York during the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, is due […]

ABC SAYS NBC, CNN WERE NOT FIRST TO AIR 9/11 FOOTAGE

March 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Video of the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers that was described as “never before seen” when it aired on NBC and CNN on Monday — and was later posted on numerous websites — had actually aired on ABC and Fox News Channel, TVNewser said on Wednesday. The footage reportedly was broadcast on ABC’s Primetime […]