KTLA’s Eric Spillman, Jackass

UPDATE: Eric has apologized here.  That is a nice gesture and I think he means it.


Loving the video of intrepid KTLA newshound Eric Spillman getting called a jackass:

Maybe people will wake up and see that this type of thing isn’t reporting, it’s not analysis, it’s sensationalism and entertainment. Which I can already get on 99% of the other non-news programs on TV.

(h/t jowyang)

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3 Responses to “KTLA’s Eric Spillman, Jackass”


  1. 1 perdix July 19, 2008 at 5:39 pm

    You know what though. This was funny, and I think the fact that the people in line stood up to him made it even funnier. TV news with a real sense of humor would be so nice…

  2. 2 Anthony Stevens July 19, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    Oh definitely it was funny. My beef is that he was trying to pass off his crap as reporting.

  3. 3 mesmermedia July 20, 2008 at 7:17 am

    I guess I miss the humor.
    Making fun of people in a childish way isn’t really all that funny.
    I know he was trying to be funny, but it’s neither the time nor the place, nor does it make one wish to watch TV “news.”


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