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Posts Tagged ‘Lawrence O’Donnell’

Former WESH Reporter Joe Oliver on Defending George Zimmerman: ‘My Role in This Just Doesn’t Make Sense’

After making the rounds as the de facto press representative for George Zimmerman, former WESH anchor-reporter Joe Oliver backed away from the popular characterization of him as Zimmerman’s “close friend” in an appearance on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on Tuesday night.

“I’ll clarify my relationship with George because the characterization has been as a close friend. I’m being described as a close friend because I’m the only one speaking out for him,” Zimmerman said. “But my relationship with George is more of an older uncle. I’m old enough to be his father.” Read more

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WCVB’s Whitey Bulger Photo gets National Play

Boston’s WCVB is getting some national play for its exclusive picture of Whitey Bulger and his girlfriend Catherine Greig. The FBI has not released booking photos of the pair, but a law enforcement source provided WCVB with a copy of the recent Bulger/Greig photo Thursday afternoon. The image, with WCVB’s logo and EXCLUSIVE, has been used in national video news stories, and even made the front page of today’s New York Times.