NBC fires producer of selectively edited Zimmerman tape
by James Denison - 4/6/12 10:15 PM
Hopefully this means an eye toward returning to a decent journalistic approach to news. Of course we just have to take their word for it since his identity is being protected, which is more consideration he gave Zimmerman.
Brian Stelter of the New York Times is reporting
that NBC has fired a producer "involved" in the shameful abridgement of
the George Zimmerman conversation with an emergency dispatcher just
prior to the killing of Trayvon Martin. Here's the meat of Stelter's
The person was fired on Thursday, according to two people
with direct knowledge of the disciplinary action who declined to be
identified discussing internal company matters. They also declined to
name the fired producer. A spokeswoman for NBC News declined to comment.