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Is Judith Miller one of my favorite people to think Fox News contributor and joins us for FOX News Watch hosted by John Scott.
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And this morning -- like sue Kelly you're feeling feisty look like a different reason.
She was all over that -- Stewart from the Democratic Party now you're all over the -- out this morning that you think.
That's right you've seen -- product yes IIC and say something something I'm saying something I've been covering the coverage of the trade -- -- killing.
And this morning something caught my -- which was.
-- blog and they Huffington Post that said what.
Do Martin Luther King.
And -- on March had happened com.
Well that's certainly got me to kind of stopped what I was doing and the reverend Ruth.
Holly Lowery who is a blogger for the Huffington Post.
Said that these three men have something in common because they all lived in this time of justified fear and legalized hate.
Now the Colin isn't nearly as over the top as the headline and I'm sure.
That the good reverend -- has even written the headline though it is the first line of her column.
But I think she clearly wants people clicking double clicking on her -- I think we've come to a stage now where we're getting these of this coverage we were getting this kind of over reach.
For some -- thing that's happening I mean I haven't -- as a -- -- you see it all the time and it isn't the train on Martin's story.
It's any story that that this can happen to.
Exactly it's -- something about that news cycle at first.
We missed the -- on -- killing became a national story as you have pointed out time and again that's because the social media.
Gone on to this killing in Florida I mean how many killings across the United States -- that this was a particularly unusual killing and what she.
Young well didn't have video man had video it had element here haven't we all exit have been I want Oakland -- all those elements in and the question in America asked I think it's still the right question.
Is -- -- on Martin had been why would George Zimmermann a man who says he killed him in self defense.
He behind bars now when he still happens that -- -- he doesn't have his weapon which is one of the few.
Factual inaccuracies errors -- the arrogant in the beginning but so we had this reaction -- under covered story it became an over covered story.
And now we're really getting the balance right except for a couple of columns like this.
-- where people are asking the right questions like.
What about these this Florida gun law yeah enables people to shoot people pursuing -- in -- quote self defense.
Isn't this tarnishing the floor their brand you know you have task force is now that are being right humbled by the governor and by state looking into the -- looking into.
Excluded -- don't know the right road isn't a former governor steps up and says.
You can't use this -- Jeb Bush I mean you can't use this line defense of what this neighborhood watchman did.
When you have someone who was there for the passage of the -- stepped into the conversation it lets you know that perhaps you're going down the right journalistic broke because now you have a lot of different people from different sides.
Speaking to the issues -- but at the heart of the -- and I think you know his.
Is people just as Americans we get the loss that that -- the south Harrison.
My question now though this is the exploitation that's happening furthering anybody else's cause rather -- ratings and as you say to get people who read certain.
Blogs if that isn't necessarily I we don't know what's going on and out of that we did a lot of -- and I couldn't -- -- fact that we were getting that support everything we'll have facts have been dribbling out and then we've seen some egregious.
Example if you don't rally in the blogs like this do you think very driving them that the facts coming out.
It's if it's a cycle fifteen likable -- if the reverend Sharpton is down in Miami when he's not.
In front of that camera.
You know highlighting this crime and talking about me.
The could be -- terrible injustice that has been.
-- perpetrated in Florida of course you're going to get people covering it now he has this double hat he is not only.
You know like champion at trading on -- justice for trip on -- he is also got an even more powerful podium.
Which is MSNBC.
He has his own show he's talking right you know -- Can we deceptive because literate enough to let you go -- just -- moment but can we talk about MSNBC.
In this whole -- situation isn't terribly tell me what is it in and how do you fix it what what is the problem well the first thing that happened is that many people like me I mean ordinary people who figured -- ordinary very Smart.
I think Americans are very Smart and they get it.
But -- we that we were listening to the audio of that tape and we were reading the transcript and it appeared as if Zimmerman had made him racist remark.
By saying that trade -- -- was quote suspicious because he was a black young man walking on the street.
But it turned out SN BC later admitted.
Think that tape had been anything because of what had been -- out was the 911.
To Masterson and which was will what is his race.
Is he black white his I'll end users can freelance he did not associate with mr.
Zimmerman did not -- -- -- Suspicious behavior with race if there was a question in between it said can tell what -- -- journalist.
We call that kind changing the context of -- -- for -- that Judy sits down.
And she says that is a fabulous dress there all of her own it.
It has a different meaning that if she sits down and I think please it is my -- that you.
I think that's that's right and I don't mean it flooded but but that's really how basic this is that's -- basic premise of journalism like that's what the first things we learn.
You know I don't understand how and BC couldn't let that happen that much to their credit it happened it happened once they discovered it had happened that they think they absolutely -- if they corrected the record and they apologized because they realize the seriousness of this kind of a mistake in such.
Politically and racially polarized environment.
You know that's now where the media know the week the third fourth week of this coverage were beginning to see.
Some really balanced coverage and investigations.
Into the questions remaining in this case.
And that is thing that's what's gonna -- and really did not George Zimmermann is ultimate exactly.
Because all we can do is is report the facts quickly Charles -- rights and I don't think this -- requires any response from this table.
But it is something that we here is journalists a lot Zimmerman is not white he is Hispanic you talk about race people are very still focused on those items right now.
The facts will prevail and as journalists we will report them.
I did not know that NBC -- Fix to thank you for bringing us that in a game they had acknowledged that end.
Others who have made mistakes like posting pictures alleged pictures of me on Martin which turned out not to know you don't walk that back about the lawsuit happening -- there -- well now in this in these polarized times you cannot be -- careful.
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