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Chicago TV reporter in hot water

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Billy Pritchard, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. Anybody see or hear about this? Gotta wonder how a reporter can put herself -- and her kids -- into a position like this. Is it worth it if she somehow came away with some tidbit of new information?

  2. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Like something from a Lifetime movie of the week.
  3. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    [blue]It doesn't say that the pool's water was hot.
  4. Bob Slydell

    Bob Slydell Active Member

    Couldn't they find a better picture of her?
  5. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    In the report shown on WBBM's Web site, they quote neighbors saying that the reporter had been over at the house several times alone. So I don't buy her story that she and the kids were driving somewhere else to go swimming.

    So a.) she's hanging out with a guy involved in a story she's covering and b.) she's hanging out, with her children, with a guy who still hasn't been cleared by police in his wife's disappearance.
  6. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    She's married
  8. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    old photo...she has much longer hair.

    Why did the other channel have a camera rolling in the neighbor's backyard?
  9. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    If she was covering this story and sleeping with the victim it is a big problem and she should be fired.

    If she was only having an affair, the problem is only with her husband.
  10. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    I don't buy Amy Jacobson's story at all, and she committed a Katrina-sized ethics breach. That said...
    Channel 2 was equally irresponsible to put that tape on the air and the Web. Not only is the whole idea of tailing a rival reporter to private property to shoot the footage unfair, but HER CHILDREN! appeared in this thing. If this story was simply about embarassing a competitor, that's one thing. But potentially putting the target's children in danger so they could have a scoop...
    She's not a great mother if she mixed the kids up in this situation. But that doesn't excuse putting innocent kids who did not create this sad episode in the aired footage. Mr. Jacobson may need to hire TWO lawyers.
  11. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Nice twist, isn't it? Stebic's neighbor is obviously a Channel 2 fan!
  12. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

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