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Chester 24, Dateline 1*

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Football_Bat, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Prosecutors drop 24 charges generated by "Dateline NBC" in Dallas suburb:

    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/060107dnmetmurphy.4f7f84e.html

    * counting the busted district attorney who blew his brains out for no reason, since he too would've walked.
     
  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    As in Chester the Molester?
     
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Yep.

    We actually nicknamed one of our former photogs "Chester" because he liked to shoot T-ball games.
     
  4. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Is his brother Merv the Perv?
     
  5. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    You see, for us it was always Charlie Chester, child molester.
     
  6. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Interesting story: Chester the Molester was a comic strip created by the late D. Dwaine Tinsley (1945-2000), who was Hustler magazine‘s cartoon editor. In 1984, Tinsley was accused of molesting his 13-year-old daughter, Allison, over a period of five years. She claimed that her father had had sex with her over 100,000 times during this period (more than 50 times per day). Previously, she alleged that a boyfriend forcibly raped her, a claim proven to be false.Tinsley was convicted and spent 23 months of a six-year prison sentence before his conviction was overturned on the grounds that his conviction violated the First Amendment because it was based, in part, on his comic strip. During his incarceration, he continued "Chester the Molester," dispatching new strips to Hustler from his cell.

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  7. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Yeah, but there's no telling what kind of "ruling" they got from their wives.
     
  8. chazp

    chazp Active Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    We report the news, we are not part of it. Memo to Dateline.
     
  9. Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    This has been an ethical nightmare waiting to happen for Dateline, which doesn't need another one.
     
  10. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Was this the same sting that led a prosecutor who was caught chatting with a decoy but didn't appear on camera to off himself when he was confronted?
     
  11. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Dateline will gladly take that trade-off. The "Predator" series is the franchise now. And any ethical dilemma is a big-J Journalism one, not one the public will give a rip about.

    For what it's worth, my station did one of these Perverted Justice stings a few years ago, and there are certainly aspects of it that I'm uncomfortable with as a journalist. But I'm far more uncomfortable with the huge number of guys in our community who were clamoring for the chance to fuck a kid. The sheer numbers were horrifying.
     
  12. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Re: Chester 24, Dateline 0!

    Yep, it was.
     
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