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How George Zimmerman’s Release was Reported on Cable News

George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, is now out on bail, released from jail just after MidnightET. Fox News and MSNBC reported the news during live updates at 12:30am. CNN/U.S. did not report the news until 5am, when “Early Start” when on the air. In fact a re-air of “Newsroom” at 4:25am reported Zimmerman “could stay in jail until the middle of next week.” CNN International did report the news at the top of a newscast at 1amET.

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