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Was O'Keefe's NPR video edited ?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/03/13/134495929/questions-raised-about-okeefes-editing-of-npr-sting-video

When conservative political activist James O'Keefe released the 11-minute edited version of his secretly recorded video of then-NPR chief fundraiser Ron Schiller slamming conservatives, O'Keefe also posted what he says is the entire two hours' worth of video his undercover team collected.

"Judge for yourself" whether he produced a fair and balanced 11-minute version, O'Keefe said last Tuesday when his tapes hit the Web.

As NPR's David Folkenflik says on Weekend Edition Sunday, conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck's website The Blaze has done some judging and concluded that O'Keefe did make some misleading edits.

The Blaze wrote Thursday that some things O'Keefe did were "editing tactics that seem designed to intentionally lie or mislead about the material being presented." For instance, The Blaze says that in the edited tape "NPR exec Ron Schiller does describe Tea Party members as 'xenophobic ... seriously racist people.' " But, it notes:

"The clip in the edited video implies Schiller is giving simply his own analysis of the Tea Party. He does do that in part, but the raw video reveals that he is largely recounting the views expressed to him by two top Republicans, one a former ambassador, who admitted to him that they voted for Obama.

At the end, he signals his agreement. The larger context does not excuse his comments, or his judgment in sharing the account, but would a full context edit have been more fair?"

The Blaze has also put together a medley of "What You Didn't See" in the edited tape that might add context:

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sweet-a-kins

Asked by sweet-a-kins at 8:27 AM on Mar. 14, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Audio and video on  link

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 8:28 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 8:35 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • But we all know Beck is a nut. Anything that comes from the Blaze is the work of a nutjob. So I would assume, since that is your supporting link that there was no editing done whatsoever.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 8:40 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

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    But we all know Beck is a nut. Anything that comes from the Blaze is the work of a nutjob. So I would assume, since that is your supporting link that there was no editing done whatsoever.

    Yes, go watch the unedited version..I wonder if FOX news will discuss the criminals new edit job..Did they ever go on air about his LAST edit job? the Acorn edit job??

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 8:43 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Did Schiller resign?
    oh yeah......HE DID
    end of story
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:57 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

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    Did Schiller resign?
    oh yeah......HE DID
    end of story

    LOL..look who is posting EXACTLY like the ANON stalker?? shall I look and SEE if its YOU??

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 8:58 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • oh go ahead, make your day
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 9:01 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • If you have an anon stalker Bitters, REPORT THEM
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 9:01 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

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    If you have an anon stalker Bitters, REPORT THEM

    I have a few and not all are anon, right JJB

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 9:03 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • I have a few and not all are anon, right JJB

    We all post on the same public forum. If you post a question that is for all on this forum and she, being a MEMBER of this forum, replies to your post with dissenting opinion, which thereby engages you in debate to defend your position (which by the way is the PURPOSE of the DEBATE section), how does that make her a stalker more so than anyone else who engages in this section?
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 9:10 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

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