RESTON, VA – Media Research Center President Brent Bozell today demanded Telemundo immediately apologize to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and fire a cameraman, as well as all involved in a staging incident in San Diego during a Trump campaign visit there last week.
Filmmaker Andrew Marcus of Rebel Pundit caught a Telemundo cameraman in the act of staging a shot with anti-Trump protesters in San Diego. The protesters, who were holding the Mexican flag upside-down, were instructed by the cameraman to flip the flag right-side-up. According to MRC Latino, Telemundo has not aired the cameraman’s footage at this time.
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement in response to this incident:
Telemundo should be commended for not using the clip, but this doesn't change the fact that there is evidence of a deliberate attempt to stage the news -- a clear case of advocacy replacing journalism on the campaign trail. Telemundo must immediately apologize to Donald Trump, fire the cameraman and anyone else involved in order to retain their viewers’ trust and confidence. No one trusts any supposedly fair media outlet that chooses one side or one candidate over another.