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Saturday, July 13, 2013

TV station, NTSB apologize for fake Asiana pilot names

SHARECONNECT 433 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. KTVU Channel 2, a Fox affiliate in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the National Transportation Safety Board apologized on Friday for an on-air blunder by an anchorwoman that involved fake names more
USA TODAY ( 7/13/2013 10:47:36 AM -08:00 )

NTSB says intern mistakenly confirmed racially offensive fake names of Asiana
The National Transportation Safety Board says an intern mistakenly confirmed to a TV station racially offensive fake names for the pilots of the Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco. NBC's Michelle Franzen reports. The National Transportation Safety more
NBCNews.com (blog) ( 7/13/2013 10:44:32 AM -08:00 )

News Station KTVU Punk'd Over Asiana Aircraft Pilot's Names (Updated)
In what has to be one of the more embarrassing cock-ups in TV news history, KTVU, a Bay Area news station announced on its noon show today that the pilots of the Asiana flight 214 which crashed as it attempted to land at San Francisco airport last Saturday more
Forbes ( 7/13/2013 9:52:36 AM -08:00 )

US news station tricked to report racist pilot names
July 13, 2013: This KTVU newsreader seemed oblivious to what she was actually saying when she read out these prank names of the pilots involved in the Asiana air crash. A local US TV news station has been forced to make an embarrassing apology after more
Ninemsn ( 7/13/2013 9:45:29 AM -08:00 )

US officials apologise for Asiana names gaffe
US officials apologise for Asiana names gaffeWASHINGTON, District of Columbia — US officials apologized late on Friday for mistakenly confirming false and offensive names identifying the pilots of the Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco last weekend, leaving three dead and scores injured. more
AFP ( 7/13/2013 6:55:00 AM -08:00 )

Bay Area news anchor lists "Wi Tu Lo" as a crew member in San Francisco plane
Bay Area news anchor lists "Wi Tu Lo" as a crew member in San Francisco planeScreen capture from KTVU's newscast in which it got the names of crew members on Asiana flight 214 wrong -- really wrong. Photograph by: Screen capture , Canada.com. We all know by now that the journalism industry is in crisis mode. But has it really more
The Province ( 7/13/2013 9:42:22 AM -08:00 )

Apologies over plane crash gaffe
US officials have apologised for mistakenly confirming false and offensive names identifying the pilots of the Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco, leaving three dead and scores injured. Fox network affiliate KTVU news Channel 2 in Oakland identified more
Herald Sun ( 7/13/2013 9:25:35 AM -08:00 )

Raw Video: New smoke from Asiana Airlines wreckage in San Francisco
Raw Video: New smoke from Asiana Airlines wreckage in San FranciscoCrews removing Asiana Flight 214's wreckage encountered smoke early Friday morning. The smoke was captured by KGO-TV cameras, and the news station said it occurred moments after crews used a sling to lift the fuselage. July 12, 2013. Tweet. more
Vancouver Sun ( 7/13/2013 9:22:42 AM -08:00 )

KTVU sorry for on-air Asiana pilot name gaffe
The wrecked fuselage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 sits in a storage area at San Francisco International Airport on July 12, 2013. / Justin Sullivan, Getty. USA Today. by Roger Yu, USA TODAY. USA Today. by Roger Yu, USA TODAY. Filed Under. USA Today more
Detroit Free Press ( 7/13/2013 9:13:02 AM -08:00 )

US NTSB apologises for gaffe over derogatory Asiana pilot names
The US National Transportation Safety Board apologised on Friday after an intern mistakenly confirmed to a local television station racially offensive fake names for the pilots of an Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco. “The National Transportation more
South China Morning Post ( 7/13/2013 9:11:10 AM -08:00 )

San Francisco TV Station Apologizes After It Was Pranked
A San Francisco Bay Area TV station has apologized after reporting bogus names of the four pilots aboard Asiana Airlines flight 214 that were a play on Asian names. KTVU-TV co-anchor Tori Campbell read the racially offensive names on the air Friday. more
People Magazine ( 7/13/2013 8:59:41 AM -08:00 )

TV station, NTSB apologize in prank Asiana pilot names
Both a San Francisco Bay Area TV station and the National Transportation Safety Board apologized for their roles in the broadcast Friday of fake, racially insensitive names of the pilots flying ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214. The segment that referred to the more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/13/2013 8:52:08 AM -08:00 )

KTVU says it confirmed the information with the National Transportation Safety
KTVU says it confirmed the information with the National Transportation SafetyAccording to the San Francisco Chronicle, Brad Belstock, a producer with seven years experience at KTVU, revealed his embarrassment on the social networking site yesterday, just moments after an anchor in all seriousness read four 'names' including more
Daily Mail ( 7/13/2013 8:11:36 AM -08:00 )

TV station's airing of racist pilot names sparks furor
The broadcast Friday by a Bay Area television station of fake, racially insensitive names of the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 has sparked outrage. The segment on Friday at noon that referred to two of the pilots as "Captain Sum Ting Wong more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/13/2013 7:32:01 AM -08:00 )

Crash puts focus on what happens in cockpit
When a plane flight can last up to 19 hours, crossing the international date line and thousands of miles of open sea, it is only reasonable for the pilot to take a nap somewhere along the way. That is why there are four pilots on board planes that make such more
Boston Globe ( 7/13/2013 7:20:25 AM -08:00 )

Good Morning Mission! 07.13.13
The National Transportation Safety Board and the station KTVU have published a statement apologizing for the names published in a KTVU story of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214. The NTSB has blamed it on their intern. Did you hear the helicopters yesterday more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 7/13/2013 7:09:51 AM -08:00 )

Hoaxed TV station 'sorry' for sickening plane names gaffe
Hoaxed TV station A US TV station has apologised after it incorrectly named the pilot of a crashed South Korean airliner as Sum Ting Wong. The channel - the victim of a callous hoax - referred to other crew-members as Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee F** and Bang Ding Ow. The female more
The Sun ( 7/13/2013 6:56:56 AM -08:00 )

San Francisco plane crash: TV station duped into giving racist, false names of
San Francisco plane crash: TV station duped into giving racist, false names ofAn Oakland TV station was apparently duped into giving racist, incorrect names for the pilots of the Boeing 777 that crash landed at a San Francisco airport on Saturday. Anchor Tori Campbell of KTVU said on the air Friday that the Asiana jet crew, flying from more
New York Daily News ( 7/13/2013 6:39:30 AM -08:00 )

US TV station apologises for broadcasting racially offensive names of San
A US TV station has apologised after it broadcast racially insensitive and fake names of the pilots of the Boeing 777 that crashed landed at San Francisco airport, killing three. KTVU apologised for the “inaccurate and offensive” error following the broadcast more
The Independent ( 7/13/2013 4:54:36 AM -08:00 )

San Francisco plane crash: TV station apologises for broadcasting fake racially
San Francisco plane crash: TV station apologises for broadcasting fake raciallyTori Campbell, a presenter on KTVU, a San Francisco Bay Area station, read the fake names on air on Friday. Her report was accompanied with a graphic listing the fake names. “KTVU has just learned the names of the four pilots who were on board the flight,” more
Telegraph.co.uk ( 7/13/2013 3:03:10 AM -08:00 )