"We are only a few days past the 9/11 attacks here in Washington D.C.,” CNN reporter Barbara Starr said in a report on Monday, September 16, linking the attacks to Muslims.
“If there are two shooters, Wolf, if that problems to be correct, it is going to be the most significant fact,” Starr reported.
“It is going to mean that two people conspired to carry out this attack, that they talked about it ahead of time, that they planned it ahead of time. Even if it was just a short period ahead of time, that they had a plan to do this,” she added.
I dog Jeff Zucker for many things. This sloppy content that was broadcasted, which any news geek would think that Starr and Blitzer would have enough sense not to indulge and wait to verify or disprove, is yet another example that Zucker doesn’t manage his talent closely enough. I’d love to see a scholarly review of Zucker’s work by journalism instructors - it would be interesting to see if he’d be skewered as badly as I assume he would be.