Not So Great Moments In Live News Coverage

Round the clock cable news coverage, reporters clutching light poles to avoid being blown away, anchors being forced to improvise all makes for interesting (if uneven) news coverage. Two of the more notable screw ups:

Fox New’s Shepard Smith conducts a live interviews remotely with a New Orleans man. When Smith (safe in the studios) probes the man as to why he hasn’t evacuated New Orleans, the man replies “None of your f–king business.” Of course you can see it for yourself via the wonders of the Internet… (Click here to watch)

CNN anchor Carol Costello earns the wrath of weather anchor Chad Myers on live TV, by being terribly annoying… (Click here to watch)

If you’ve got others, do share…

Via The Political Teen and Crooks and Liars.

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