NBC Reporter Touts Network's Ethics Before Broadcasting Live From Inside San Bernardino Suspects' Apartment
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NEW YORK -- NBC News correspondent Kerry Sanders drew criticism Friday for showing close-up images of photographs and identification cards live on MSNBC, as he found them, in the home of San Bernardino shooting suspects Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik.
"We regret that we briefly showed images of photographs and identification cards that should not have been aired without review," an MSNBC spokesperson said in a statement.
Before entering the house with a horde of journalists, however, Sanders touted NBC's ethical standards, saying the network wouldn't pay for access to the house as a competitor allegedly did. He told MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell that "Inside Edition" had paid Doyle Miller, the building's landlord, $1,000 to get the first look inside.
“I said, ‘Look, NBC’s not going to pay to come in,'" Sanders recalled of his conversation with the landlord. He told Mitchell the landlord said they could enter after "Inside Edition" and that he had "no reason to hide anything
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