Was Geraldo's "embedded" status revoked?


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10-Ring
March 31, 2003, 04:22 PM
Heard the tail end of a story when I got in my car this am that Geraldo Rivera's status as an embedded reporter was revoked because he gave out too much info about his location...can anyone verify for me?

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mcshot
March 31, 2003, 04:32 PM
Not true as he is still on FNC with the 101st. He attributes the rumor to the "rats" at NBC.
I watched his spots last night and saw nothing wrong. He seems to be well received by the troops.

Blackhawk
March 31, 2003, 04:46 PM
Nope.

I heard him attributing the rumor to the folks he used to work with at NBC, and I thought there was some blame heaped on Peter Arnett but I missed the exact nexus.

Nightcrawler
March 31, 2003, 05:13 PM
Geraldo drew some scribblings in the sand on camera, showing a very vague pattern of movement of US forces towards Baghdad. Nothing you don't see the Military Analysts doing with thier screenwriters, except much harder to make out. *shrug* I don't see what the big deal is.

I'm unfamilliar with Geraldo's political history, really. Most of this stuff happened before I was old enough to care about politics. While I don't think he's nearly as good a reporter as Rick Levanthal (sp?), Ollie North, and the other Fox embedded reporters, he's not doing a poor job, either. Compared to that flapsack Peter Arnette, he's a journalistic genius and as red-blooded an American as John Wayne. (Compared to Arnette.)

pax
March 31, 2003, 07:14 PM
Already under discussion in L&P, which is the proper forum for non-gun-related war threads.

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16243

Closing this duplicate.

pax

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