Mirthala Salinas and her bosses face up to cardinal journo sins

MsalinasThe tawdry story of the local TV anchor/reporter who was reporting on Hizzoner Antonio Villaraigosa even while having a romantic relationship with him — reporting the news of the breakup of his marriage, no less — has come to something of a close with the hammer coming down from the top brass at NBC Universal-owned Telemundo. (For the details read the Variety.com report.)

The upshot is a bunch of suspensions, reprimands and job reassignments for following a three-week probe of the sticky situation involving Mirthala Salinas (pictured), an anchor/correspondent for Telemundo O&O KVEA-TV, and Villaraigosa, whose smiling mug until recently was on local TV enough to earn him an AFTRA card. Here’s what I don’t understand: How can these folks come back to their jobs with any kind of editorial credibility whatsoever?

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  1. please don’t miss the brand of Canada goose when necessary. (yang)

  2. ERSNews.com says:

    It wasn’t just the Mayor, the ‘ethical’ journalistic breaches go much further and higher at Telemundo/NBC.
    They also go way back before Mirthala became the girfriend of the Mayor of LA.
    The list of politicans Mirthala Salinas “covered” and reported on while having romantic relationships with them (literally)
    is a long one.
    Read http://www.ERSNews.com for all the details

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