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This guy looks like he's no.
He looks more.
Well that was the sound -- that NBC ran an edited version of the 911 call made by George Zimmermann the night -- -- -- was killed.
Here is the actual calls it played out.
This guy looks like she's something Lugar is on drugs -- home in the training Easter.
Walking around look and well.
And the guys -- -- -- -- it.
Big difference so big that NBC launched an internal investigation.
But only after airing it.
They did apologize for airing it on The Today Show and other places but only after critics slammed their coverage.
Of -- and the accused shooter Zimmerman.
Judy you've spent most of your career in print book but what do you say about that kind of selective -- Well you say that you need more than the apology that NBC.
After Fox News broke that story by the way -- actually comparing these these two excerpts you need.
-- specific apology to mr.
Zimmerman who was more than just a viewer who was.
We're a little put out by this but you also need to know more about how it happened.
Whether or not it was deliberate.
Who did and what -- the necessary steps that NBC says it's going to be put going to be putting in place to make sure that it doesn't happen.
Again Jim I worked at NBC news back in the early ninety's when we.
Did failed to disclose that some ignite years we had put in -- GMC pickup truck.
Actually caused the truck to catch fire and seem to explode now that scandal.
Only embarrassed a major advertiser General Motors but it also cost.
The head of the news division his job and a couple of executives at dateline NBC their jobs.
Which was entirely appropriate back back -- it looked as we must put.
The words internal investigation in the appropriate sneer quotes here as is obvious that they openly and it is investigating and there's no mystery -- at this how this happened.
The guy whoever was did it on purpose you don't take snippets of the middle.
Of a quote.
By accident that's an incredible potential and it -- Brent -- pointed out Natalie that they owe an apology to mr.
a full apology mr.
-- they should do it on television just like they did the accusation.
Yeah because it was a print statement apparently and where this apology came out this considering where racial tensions have been on this story.
Is any of this defensible.
This is horrible it was a huge awful mistake I think there should be an investigation.
You know we have no idea what was in the mind of the person -- does and it's we should find out and an action should be taken at same time -- let me also say this.
It in terms of who what's in whose mind.
One of the things that's frustrating this plays in two.
Is the media's focus on what was in George -- mind as though that's the only proxy for -- determining that race played a role in this case I think the media.
In general should be able to have a broader conversation about how racial bias may be a factor in crime this crime and crimes like this.
Even if he wasn't an overt racist.
As NBC was trying to adapt should be an investigation -- -- external investigation on -- internal investigation like what they did with Dan rather with its former attorney general Albert -- -- ago.
All right let's remember NBC made the original outrage and -- the New York Times repeated the outrage and then when Fox News blew this wide open.
And MSNBC -- the original cut -- the original tape without actually acknowledging the air.
So that sort of compounds the outrage all right.
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