NBC News Reporter Stops Girl From Quoting Bible

Wednesday's Example of Media Bias   —   Posted on February 20, 2013

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Watch the video below, and then answer the question.

As stranded Carnival Cruise passengers began finally disembarking in Mobile, Alabama, late Thursday evening, MSNBC had NBC News correspondent Mark Potter on the scene to speak with them.

One young lady during her over three minute interview tried to cite a Bible verse that helped her get through the ordeal, but Potter then pulled his microphone away and ended the discussion:

 

Questions

1.  Why do you think the NBC reporter ended the interview before the young woman finished what she was saying? (Do you think he cut her off deliberately?)  Explain your answer.