Pittsburgh TV Anchor Fired Over Insensitive Racial Profiling in a Facebook Post

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Pittsburgh TV Anchor Fired Over Insensitive Racial Profiling in a Facebook Post

Pittsburgh-area news anchor, Wendy Bell was fired Wednesday after engaging in racial profiling of the worst kind on her official Facebook page, saying that the killers in a brutal area murder were “young black men,” reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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A statement made on March 30 from Hearst Television, the station’s parent company, read, “WTAE has ended its relationship with anchor Wendy Bell. Wendy’s recent comments on a WTAE Facebook page were inconsistent with the company’s ethics and journalistic standards.”

As of Wednesday afternoon, Bell’s Facebook page had been taken down. Her profile on the WTAE-TV website also has been removed.

Read more at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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