Various sources are reporting that NBC 6 Miami reporter/producer Jeff Burnside has been fired over the racially-charged misquoting of George Zimmerman's 911 call to Sanford Police. An NBC network producer who we’re told only took the edited tape from WTVJ, without checking it (I’m told it’s not unusual since it comes from an affiliate) and could not have known about the edit was also fired in this incident.
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... Read Post
According to a report from South Florida TV News, the person allegedly responsible for the misleading edit to George Zimmerman's 911 call was a local reporter/producer named Jeff Burnside, and he has been fired by Miami NBC affiliat... Read Post