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Great Moments in Journalism
January 24, 2014, 3:42 pm
Filed under: TV News

I wish NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell had resigned on the spot rather than make this one of the defining moments of her career:

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In fairness to Ms. Mitchell, isn’t it possible some 20-something news producer, in-between chewing bubble gum and using ‘awesome’ four times in one sentence, made the executive decision that they would break in with this stunning news announcement?

Comment by Don Shook

I wouldn’t doubt it, Don. Unfortunately, it was Andrea’s reputation that took the hit.

Comment by Jeremy Story

Excellent point, Jeremy. Sadly, most people don’t realize the flotilla of people in TV news making these behind-the-scenes decisions… maybe Andrea was too much of a ‘pro’ (or just lapsed into that state of Justin Bieber Euphoria that comes over all of us).

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