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Did Fox News Misrepresent Footage Of "Ugly Confrontation" In Wisconsin?

Reported by Ellen - March 4, 2011 -

As we previously posted, Fox News overblew a dramatic confrontation between a Republican lawmaker and protesters in Wisconsin earlier this week. Now, the original publisher of the video of the confrontation speaks out to correct the record about the footage.

On his blog, Jesse Russell notes how Sean Hannity and Michelle Malkin tried to portray the event as a "near riot" when, in fact, Russell said it was "an unfortunate an isolated incident in a two wee protest that even the Madison Police Department has consistently praised for peacefulness and organization."

You can read his comments in their entirety here.



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