NBC’s Shame? Boston Marathon Survivor Walks Off In Tears And Slams Meet The Press
Credit: Boston.com
April 13, 2014

Via The Moderate Voice:

I used to work in the news media and NBC blew it on this one:

A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings said she walked off NBC’s “Meet the Press” set crying on Friday after they used the alleged bombers’ names.

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost part of her leg from injuries sustained in the bombings last year, tweeted on Friday she walked off the set crying after they used the names of the alleged bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Her Tweet said: “Cannot believe @meetthepress chose to use the bombers name instead of respect their guest. Had to walk off set crying.”

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