"The (similarly) edited video that aired on “Today” came from NBC’s Southeastern headquarters, (not WTVJ)"
- 4/25/12, "NBC Miami reporter fired for edited Zimmerman tape," Poynter.org, A. Beaujon
"WTVJ reporter Jeff Burnside was fired Friday after being involved in editing a tape of George Zimmerman’s 911 call before he shot Trayvon Martin. Burnside, who has been with the NBC owned and operated Miami station for 13 years, still has a bio page on its website....
The WTVJ video, though edited similarly, was not the one that aired on NBC’s “Today” show, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The video that aired on the “Today” show actually came from NBC’s Southeast headquarters, also based in south Florida.NBC’s “Today” show aired that tape, which removed context from Zimmerman’s conversation with a 911 operator....
NBC fired a producer for the video on April 5 and has apologized for it, but declined to say how the edit occurred; Erik Wemple called the mea culpa “skimpy” and David Carr said the edit was a “remarkable lapse in editorial process that inflamed a highly emotional issue, and it created suspicion that journalists and media outlets were picking sides.” He wondered why NBC didn’t issue an on-air correction. Jim Treacher posts a screenshot of what he says is a deleted tweet by fellow WTVJ reporter Christina Hernandez claiming the 911 call came to the station in the edited form. But two sources told us the station and NBC’s Southeast headquarters received the unedited tape directly from the Sanford police."...
- 4/24/12, "Man Beaten By Mob, In Critical Condition," WKRG.com, Mobile, Alabama
"Now that's justice for Trayvon."
4/24/12, "If You Don’t Look Like Obama’s Son, No One Cares," John Hinderaker, Powerline blog