The right is crowing about this...
Lilia Luciano, a Miami-based NBC News correspondent, is no longer working for the network, TVNewser has learned.
Luciano last reported for NBC News March 31. Until that point, she had been reporting mainly on the Trayvon Martin story. Sources tell TVNewser Luciano’s dismissal came after an investigation which also led to the firing of a seasoned NBC News producer over a similar, misleading edit.
In rightwingerland, these two firings mean that NBC can't be trusted. To the contrary: Letting go of these reporters (over what I consider to be small-ish infractions) demonstrates that NBC can
Compare NBC's attitude to the one displayed by Fox News. You may have seen this screen grab in an earlier post:
This "story" was generated in 2008 after Castro wrote an editorial that insulted
both Obama and Clinton. Did anyone at Fox get fired for false reporting? No.
As you know, Fox pulls this kind of crap every hour of every day, and nobody gets the sack. How many times has Fox tried to convince the public that Obama is a Muslim?
Whenever a Republican gets bad press, Fox "accidentally" labels the miscreant a Democrat.
And then there's the strangest example of all...
I could upload these screencaps all day, of course. But I'm under deadline, and the point is made. Roger Ailes never fires anyone for the outrageous misreporting on Fox.