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NBC News fires producer of misleading edited version of George Zimmerman's 911 call

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

NBC News has fired a producer involved in broadcasting an edited version of a 911 call in which George Zimmerman appears to racially profile Trayvon Martin before shooting him. The employee was reportedly fired on Thursday after NBC was forced to apologize over the misleading segment on its flagship 'Today' show.The network had launched an internal investigation into the audio clip which had omitted the dispatcher's questions and taken the shooter's comments out of context.
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NBC Fires Producer Responsible for Edited 911 Call

News : NYMag: Intelligencer (3 years ago)

After a week of near-silence, NBC News has fired a Miami-based producer for misleadingly editing the 911 call made by George Zimmerman on the night of Trayvon Martin's death. The doctored tape, which was broadcast on the Today show,... Read Post

NBC News Fires Producer Involved In Editing Zimmerman 911 Call

News : Mediaite (3 years ago)

NBC News officially fired the unnamed producer who was heavily involved in editing and releasing the version of George Zimmerman's 911 call that he made as he was following Trayvon Martin. According to Brian Stelter in the New York ... Read Post

Third NBC Producer Fired Over A Second George Zimmerman 911 Tape Edit

News : Mediaite (3 years ago)

Last week, we reported that NBC Miami reporter Jeff Burnside became the second NBC producer to be fired over a misleading edit to Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman's 911 call that made it into several Today Show broadcasts. Acc... Read Post


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