NBC News is under fire after editing the 911 call made from the scene of the Ma’Khia Bryant shooting, taking out the crucial parts in which the caller told the cops Bryant was trying to stab them. In addition to this edit, NBC seemed to avoid emphasizing the attacker wielding the knife and trying to stab someone. NBC said Bryant was “threatening” someone with a knife, rather than saying she was “attacking” someone.
The portion of the 911 call that was aired on NBC only used the portion of the call in which the woman says “We need a police officer here now”, disregarding the actual dialogue describing the dangerous, urgent nature of the situation.
In stark contrast, CBS Evening News showed the important part of the 911 call. "These grown girls over here trying to fight us, trying to stab us," the caller says.
They also slow down the video and zoom in on the knife in the