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Fox fires intern for admitting McCain bias

By David Edwards
Saturday, May 10, 2008 10:14 EDT
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In an exclusive report, TVNewser said Fox has fired production assistant, Jennifer Locke, after she admitted voting for John McCain.

TVNewser reported:

“Insiders tell us the assistant, identified as Jennifer Locke, was on assignment with a camera crew to cover the entertainment angle of the event. When Sen. John McCain walked by, the assistant said, ‘I voted for you in the primary, you’re going to win.’”

“McCain was overheard saying to her, ‘You’re not supposed to reveal that.’ Locke apparently continued to explain that she is the daughter of a Vietnam veteran.”

“When you work at a place that’s clearly partisan,” adds MSNBC’s Don Abrams, “they should at least make sure that their younger staff get the memo about feigning objectivity.

This video is from MSNBC’s Verdict, broadcast May 9, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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