Fox Affiliate Fires Reporter, Cameraman After Deceptively Edited Video They Called An 'Honest Misunderstanding'
(Baltimore Sun) Two staffers said to be involved in the misleading edit of a video last week of a protest in Washington were dropped by WBFF (Fox 45), two sources at the station confirmed today. They were reporter Melinda Roeder and photographer Greg McNair, according to the two sources. WBFF (Fox45) apologized last week online and on-air for misleadingly editing and airing a video of a protest march in Washington to make it seem as if protesters were chanting “kill a cop.” -- Anchor Jeff Barnd called it an "honest misunderstanding" in their Dec 23rd non-apology apology.
WBFF, Fox45, Baltimore, Dec. 22, 2014. TPM: A Baltimore Fox affiliate apologized Monday night for a report it ran over the weekend that deceptively edited protestors to look like they were chanting "kill a cop." Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2014/12/protester-confronts-fox-affiliate
Baltimore's Fox45 apologized for the "error" they made, deceptively editing protest video to make it appear they were chanting "kill a cop."
Our insanely cynical right-wing media has been forced to dig deep into their bag of tricks.