By Bob Owens
It’s starting to look like Bryant Gumbel picked up his journalistic ethics—or lack of them—from his former NBC Today Show co-host Katie Couric.
Couric is currently under fire for fraudulent editing in her “documentary,” Under The Gun. Couric admitted being aware of the fraudulent editing from director Stephanie Soechtig even in the early rough cuts of the film, but went ahead and produced the fraudulent film anyway.
Now her former co-host Gumbel is coming under fire at his current show, Real Sports on HBO, for pulling the very Couric-like stunt of editing video to make one of the designers of the AR-15, Jim Sullivan, look like he thinks that the most common rifle sold in the United States should not be sold to civilians.
According to Sullivan, that is the opposite of what he really said.
The anti-gun HBO sports interview misrepresented much of what I had said. They were apparently trying to make the AR-15 civilian model seem too dangerous for civilian sales. They didn’t lie about what I said, they just omitted key parts, which changed the meaning.
The examples I most object to are: 1) When I appear to say that …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms