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    News Anchor Gets Trolled With Fake Pilot Names for Asiana Flight 214


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    This is for real? I can't believe nobody on the news crew caught that. I can't believe the anchor didn't catch it while reading it.

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    Just heard the names were supplied by an intern for the NTSB (on his last day on the job)

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    That is one of the funniest things I've ever heard! I'm rollin on the floor here!

    You would have thought that after "We too low" she might have caught on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DennisM View Post
    This is for real? I can't believe nobody on the news crew caught that. I can't believe the anchor didn't catch it while reading it.
    Yeah.... Sum Ting Wong with that story.
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    You must spread some rep before giving it to Sauron again
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    LOL. That's my local news station.
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    Ymssra. Too funny.
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    That was pure comedy!

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    Make you wonder... what else on "the news" is pure made-up bullshit?
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    That's what happens when news organisations pay minimum or even nothing for interns.

    People working in "news" often have no clue about anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJP Diver View Post
    Make you wonder... what else on "the news" is pure made-up bullshit?
    Exactly! I mean, Obama is clearly an alien from another star system, and no one's reporting on it!!

    I are disappointed in teh lamestream media. Go to the History Channel for the REAL scoop.



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    That was awesome, can't believe nobody caught on. Fact checking looks like it's a lost art with the news types.

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    It appears that they actually checked sources at the NTSB and an intern said that the names were correct. Double Fail..

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    Oh lordy. Tory Campbell has been around for a while, it's not like she's fresh out of TV anchor school.
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    Let's be more accurate and call them what they are---- news readers. They are not correspondents, reporters, investigators or any other glamorous title. The read words off a teleprompter. That's it.
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    I guess under different circumstances I might find it funny. I have problems with the disconnect that 3 kids died on that flight.

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    An 'intern'? You have interns answering the phone of the National Transportation Safety Board? Someone who can't really be held responsible? I don't believe you.
    I bet the real person who sent the information (the idiot who doesn't understand how to be employed), got an early start on a looooong weekend yesterday.
    Hey, maybe Edward Snowden has a brother or sister?

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    I watch this news cast pretty much every day. All bay area news sucks. Nobody caught this? They must be the dumbest people on the planet. Even after checking they still should have known it was fake.
    Come on! Ho Lee Fuk!!! LMFAO

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    I bet Ho Lee was pissed that she miss pronounced his last name.
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    I will now start calling Tory Campbell, Id E. Ott.

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    This gaffe reminded me of Ron Burgundy.


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    Another casualty of the race to get the news out first. Unless it was Elvis Presley, John Denver, or Amelia Earhart flying the plane, the names of the pilots are not newsworthy outside of their home country. When I read the story on sfgate though, it was LOL with tears funny, tragedy notwithstanding.

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