A Florida judge has ruled against George Zimmerman in his defamation suit against NBC. Zimmerman, whose killing of Trayvon Martin set off a national debate about racism and stand-your-ground laws, had accused NBC of maliciously editing his 911 call to make him appear racist.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The judge in George Zimmerman’s defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal is set to hear arguments on a request by the media company to dismiss the case. A hearing has been set for June 19. The case had been postponed pending the conclusion of the Trayvon Martin shooting case. Zimmerman was acquitted […]
The not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial will enable the neighborhood-watch volunteer to resume his case against NBC News for the mis-editing of his widely distributed call to police. Back in December, Zimmerman sued NBC Universal Media for defamation over the botched editing, which depicted him as a hardened racial profiler.
George Zimmerman sued NBC Thursday over an edited 911 call from the night he shot Trayvon Martin that made him sound like a racist. The suit didn’t name a dollar amount and requested a jury trial.
Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman is suing NBC over the network’s botched editing of his 911 tape. Zimmerman’s attorneys are about to file a complaint against NBC and its top executives, naming news president Steve Capus and correspondent Ron Allen, who was the reporter on the scene for the broadcast on Today on March 27.
The producer’s dismissal followed an internal investigation that led to NBC apologizing for having aired the misleading edited audio of George Zimmerman’s call to police thenight he shot Trayvon Martin..
NBC News has apologized for editing the 911 call that Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman made to police on the night of Martin’s death, saying it deeply regrets airing the altered version of the tape.
NBC says it will investigate its handling of a piece on the Today show that ham-handedly abridged the conversation between George Zimmerman and a dispatcher in the moments before the death of Trayvon Martin
For the first time since that fateful night on Feb. 26, the father of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, sat down for a TV interview with the Fox O&O.