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newsmax.com — NBC News reportedly has begun an internal investigation after it appears to have aired a misleadingly edited 911 call tape involving George Zimmerman, the Florida man who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The internal investigation was reported by The Washington Post.

The edited call, which aired on NBC's "Today Show" on March 27, featured Zimmerman talking to a 911 dispatcher.

"This guy looks like he's up to no good ... he looks black," Zimmerman said in the edited segment.

That, it turns out, appears to be only part of the exchange that took place on the night of February 26. The complete exchange went like this:

Zimmerman: "This guy looks like he's up to no good. Or he's on drugs or something. It's raining and he's just walking around, looking about."

Dispatcher: "OK, and this guy -- is he black, white or Hispanic?"

Zimmerman: "He looks black."

Brent Bozell, president of the conservative Media Research Center, called this mistake worse than a distortion or a misrepresentation and "an all-out falsehood." He made the comment on the March 29 edition of the Fox News show "Hannity."

"When you hear him say, 'he looks black,' anyone watching that believes that there are racial overtones to what this man did," Bozell says. "How could you not believe that? It goes with the narrative of the profiling. The only problem is, they edited out the dispatcher asking him, 'What does he look like?'"

Much of the public discussion over the past week has settled on how conflicting facts and interpretations call into question whether Zimmerman acted justifiably or criminally. The interplay between Zimmerman and the dispatcher has been a critical part of the discussion.

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Is everyone on the left including lame stream media racest/ anitWhite/ anti Hispanic?
No, just ask dumbo, naalcp, back panthers, sharpton, jackson.
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Yes, it seems that they are pro black and anti everyone else.
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Yes, anything they can do to paint whites, hispanics and Repuiblican blacks as racest when the dumbCRAPS are clearly racests.
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The lame stream media are clearly in the tank for dumbo, naaLcp, black panthers, sharpton, jackson.
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haha…

Republicans are waging a war on all minorities and women.

RepubliCunts are clearly becoming the White supremacists.
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@Free You leftests are the racests. This came from one of your "news" stations.
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Free, nice use of the English language. Your mommy teach you cute little plays on vulgarity like that. Bet your wife (if she's a female) loves your play on the 'c' word. You are a clever little piece of work aren't you?
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