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TV Spy: Ad Libbed Comment Gets TV News Anchor in Hot Water

posted by Randall

Carmen HarlanThe Muslim community in Detroit received an apology from WDIV anchor Carmen Harlan following comments she made after a story about ISIS, reports TV Spy.

Reporter Kimberly Gill had just wrapped up a story about possible ISIS activity in Michigan. Harlan commented ” “given the fact that we have the largest Arab population outside the Middle East I guess this should not come as a real surprise.”

The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee called Harlan’s remark a “shocking lapse of professional conduct.”

Harlan apologized on air Thursday, an action praised by ADC.

ADC-Michigan applauds News Station’s stand to rectify anti-Arab statementsThe American-Arab Anti-Discrimination…

Posted by ADC Michigan on Thursday, May 7, 2015

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