Posts Tagged ‘Trayvon Martin’

Burnside out for editing Zimmerman video…

(from HuffingtonPost.com) - A veteran NBC Miami reporter has been fired in the ongoing probe over an edited “Today” show clip of George Zimmerman’s 911 call, placed moments before Zimmerman shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

Jeff Burnside was dismissed from network-owned NBC Miami (WTVJ) over a similarly edited clip on Friday, as first reported by South Florida news blog SFLTV.

According to the Miami Herald, two unidentified employees were also disciplined….Cont….

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WOFL steps in it…

(from TVSpy.com) – At the top of its 10 p.m. newscast on Saturday, Orlando Fox O&O WOFL reported that a “civil rights group” was starting to make its presence felt in Sanford, FL, where racial tensions have escalated following the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

The “civil rights group” at the center of reporter Jennifer Bisram‘s piece: the National Socialist Movement, an apparent neo-Nazi organization….Cont….

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04 2012

WOFL lands Zimmerman exlcusive…

(from TVSpy.com) – In his first interview since the Trayvon Martin shooting, George Zimmerman‘s father told WOFL that Martin beat his son and threatened his life. Robert Zimmerman‘s face was not revealed in the 20-minute interview with Valerie Boey, which aired on the Fox O&O’s 10 p.m. newscast yesterday (watch below)….Cont…

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Zimmerman interview: MyFoxORLANDO.com

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03 2012

Former WESH anchor defends George Zimmerman…

(from TVSpy.com) – Former WESH anchor Joe Oliver, a longtime friend of George Zimmerman‘s, has been making the rounds this week to defend Zimmerman’s role in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Oliver, an anchor and reporter at the Orlando NBC-affiliate from 2004-07, appeared on Fox News and ABC’s “Good Morning America” yesterday and CNN’s “StartingPoint” this morning. Video inside…

“I volunteered because of my experience with the media and understanding what he was going to have to deal with,” Oliver told CNN. ” …This was not a racial incident. This was an incident of a good man trying to do the right thing.”….Cont….

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