Wednesday, April 4, 2012

NBC News apologises for edited George Zimmerman 911 call



NBC News issued an apology today for the way it edited a broadcast of a conversation between George Zimmerman and a police dispatcher before teenager Trayvon Martin was killed.

Last week Fox News did a report in which it presented 'before' and 'after' versions of the call. NBC had broadcast the edited exchange on its flagship 'Today' morning show.

NBC News launched an investigation after the Fox report. 'During our investigation it became evident that there was an error made in the production process that we deeply regret,' NBC News representative Lauren Kapp said in a statement on Tuesday.

'We will be taking the necessary steps to prevent this from happening in the future and apologise to our viewers.' Read More