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Old 12-24-2014, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Fear Itself View Post
Fox affiliated news program falsely reports protestors chanted "kill a cop"
And now they've "apologized" for their "honest misunderstanding".
Baltimore Fox affiliate WBFF apologized today for a deceptive edit on a protest video that made it sound like police protesters were chanting “kill a cop” when they were actually changing “’til killer cops are in cell blocks.”

In a note on their website, they say they made an error:
We here at Fox45 work hard every day to earn your trust and bring you fair and comprehensive news from around the country. Although last night’s report reflected an honest misunderstanding of what the protesters were saying, we apologize for the error.
WBFF apologized and pulled the story after being contacted by Tawanda Jones, whose brother Tyrone West was killed by Baltimore City Police last year. WBFF spoke with her and even conducted an interview with her. When her interviewer said they “mistakenly reported” what she said, she asked, “How could that be a mistake?”

I hope she sues them for slander, defamation, etc.

Last edited by Snowboarder Bo; 12-24-2014 at 10:56 AM.