Deceptive editing by Katie Couric maliciously and significantly changed the response of VCDL members in her new gun control infomercial, “Under the Gun”.
The story as reported by VCDL President, Philip Van Cleave on May 23, 2016.
The blog by VCDL Executive Member Pat Webb who participated in Couric's group interview of nine VCDL members.
This intentional distortion of the VCDL members' responses brings into question the credibility of any of Couric's past, present, or future work as well as the credibility of Yahoo News for tolerating a news anchor who would perpetrate such an unethical fraud.This Couric scandal is amazing -- she is being pounded by everyone -- Washington Post, New York Times, Washington Times, CNN, FOX, and well over 50 or so more media outlets! NO ONE IS DEFENDING HER.
Funny pokes at Katie’s “creative” editing, putting the shoe on the other foot:
A reminder of a similar fraud, this time it was by Dateline in 1993.
Just a small sampling of the media coverage of this scandal:
The Washington Free Beacon:
Audio Shows Katie Couric Documentary Deceptively Edited Interview with Pro-Gun Activists
An ‘Infomercial for Gun Control’: Pro-Gun Rights Group Accuses Katie Couric of Editing Interview Footage in New Documentary
The Washington Post:
Audiotape: Katie Couric documentary falsely depicts gun supporters as ‘idiots’
Katie Couric, 'Under the Gun' Filmmaker React to Editing Controversy
RED-HANDED: Katie Couric Caught Editing Video to Push Anti-Gun Lies…
Katie Couric stands by 'Under the Gun' as director apologizes for misleading edit
Katie Couric doc accused of deceptively editing interview with pro-gun activists
The Daily Wire:
Katie Couric's Pro-Gun-Control Documentary Unfairly Edits Interview With Gun Rights Activists
Katie Couric's New Anti-Gun Documentary Deceptively Edited Interview with Pro-Gun Group
FOX’s Special Report with Brett Baier
Rush Limbaugh transcript from 5/26/2016
Russia Times (and they know something about editing for propaganda purposes):
Katie Couric’s documentary slammed for deceptively editing interview with pro-gun activists
Washington Post / Volokh Conspiracy:
Erik Wemple on the misleading edit of gun rights supporters in new Katie Couric documentary
Huffington Post (wow - Couric really has no friends left!):
Here’s A Pro Tip For Katie Couric Before She Does Another Documentary
National Public Radio (NPR):
Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary
Katie Couric Decried ‘Edited’ Planned Parenthood Footage, Then Doctored A Gun Owner Interview