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ANOTHER NBC EMPLOYEE FIRED OVER EDITED ZIMMERMAN TAPE

April 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Another NBC employee has been fired for editing the George Zimmerman 911 tape to give the impression, intentionally or not, that Zimmerman had targeted Florida teenager Trayvon Martin because he was black. According to the Miami Herald, Jeff Burnside, a 13-year veteran of the local NBC Miami station was let go and two other employees […]

CAPUS: 911 TAPE EDITED FOR TIME, NOT POLITICS

April 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC News President Steve Capus has denied that the fired news producer who edited neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman’s 911 tape had any political agenda in doing so. In an interview with Reuters over the weekend, Capus said that the producer — who has yet to be identified — “was questioned extensively about motivation, and it […]

VETERAN NEWSMAN DOCTORED 911 TAPE, NBC ADMITS

April 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A “seasoned” NBC News producer was responsible for deleting a segment of the 911 call between a police dispatcher and George Zimmerman so as to suggest that Zimmerman may have targeted teenager Trayvon Martin because he was black, Reuters reported Thursday night, citing two sources at the network. The wire service said that the network […]

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 […]