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Reporter Who Posted Doctored YouTube Video Fired

gibson_2-24.bmpIn the continuing saga of “bright blue scrotum”-gate, the person who was responsible for posting the doctored video to YouTube has been fired. The news was first reported by FTVLive.

John Sanders, who was interviewed about the clip Friday by Breitbart.tv’s B-Cast, was a correspondent for WBAL-TV in Baltimore.

WBAL-TV released this statement today: “WBAL-TV management has learned that a former WBAL-TV employee posted a video regarding Fox News’ John Gibson and Attorney General Eric Holder on his personal YouTube page without the prior knowledge or consent of anyone at WBAL-TV or Hearst-Argyle Television. This video was not approved by, used, or sanctioned in any way by WBAL-TV or Hearst-Argyle Television and we do not condone such behavior. Further, this video does not represent the views of WBAL-TV or Hearst-Argyle Television.”

On yesterday’s radio show, Gibson brought up the video flap again. Click continued to hear the clip (via Johnny Dollar)…

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One More Look at “BBS” Video Doctoring

Following up on the “bright blue scrotum” video that was doctored at the end, Breitbart.tv’s B-Cast co-host Scott Baker interviewed the person responsible for the clip. John Sanders, a correspondent for WBAL-TV, NBC’s Baltimore station, says, “I heard the very end of it and thought, ‘wow that little bit could go there and it would sound funny as long as I disclosed that he had not actually said it that way.’” The disclosure, however, did not show up until hours later. Check out the full show, including TVNewser’s appearance, below. Now we think the whole “BBS” (as co-host Liz Stephans called it) has been put to rest: