Monday, April 2, 2012

NBC probes selective editing of Zimmerman 911 tape

by: Erica Ritz
Saturday, March 31, 2012

NBC has revealed that it is launching an internal investigation into the “editing process” surrounding the conversation between George Zimmerman and a police dispatcher (shortly before Trayvon Martin was shot), where Zimmerman appears to volunteer racial information.

Exposed by Fox News and Newsbusters, NBC played the conversation on the “Today Show” as: “This guy looks like he’s up to no good. He looks black.”

The unabridged version is:
Zimmerman:This guy looks like he’s up to no good. Or he’s on drugs or something. It’s raining and he’s just walking around, looking about.

Dispatcher:OK, and this guy — is he black, white or Hispanic?

Zimmerman:He looks black.

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