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COSTAS CAUGHT IN VERBAL GUNFIRE FOLLOWING SNF COMMENTS

December 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC Sports commentator Bob Costas was under fire from gun owners and second-amendment backers on Monday for his comments on gun control following the murder of Kasandra Perkins by her lover, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who later committed suicide in front of the team’s coach and general manager. The reason for his commentary […]

EVIDENCE IN SANDUSKY TRIAL: NBC INTERVIEW

June 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC has agreed to provide Pennsylvania prosecutors with a complete transcript of Bob Costas’s interview with Jerry Sandusky last November, including portions of the interview that were not broadcast. (Only eight minutes of the 36-minute interview actually aired on NBC’s primetime Rock Center.) Ordinarily it is the policy of news organizations not to provide unaired […]

SENSATIONAL INTERVIEWS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD IN PRIMETIME

November 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It was the week when ABC’s Diane Sawyer was expected finally to beat her arch rival, NBC’s Brian Williams, in the ratings. Not on the evening news, where she trails Williams by about a million viewers, but in primetime, when her 20/20 interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was expected to clobber Williams’s new magazine show, […]