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25th May '17 1:50:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/AndersonPsiDivision'': In "Half-Life", the human Judge Death [[HangingJudge executes a talk show host]] on live television for mocking the Justice Department by making a pass at him. He turns to the audience to warn them about respecting the law.

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* ''ComicBook/AndersonPsiDivision'': In "Half-Life", the human Judge Death [[HangingJudge executes a flamboyantly gay talk show host]] on live television for mocking the Justice Department by making a pass at him. He turns to the audience to warn them about respecting the law.
23rd May '17 9:34:34 PM kome360
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* There's one memorable moment in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasy7'': a TV anchorman is commenting about the latest earthquakes that have specifically targeted Sector 7 when suddenly he looks up in horror as debris crushes him and the camera to death. This represents how both the slums AND the mega-city above were purged of civilians just to kill a ten-man group of terrorists.
28th Apr '17 6:32:22 AM Blazer
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* In May 2013 A weather man in Witchia Kansas had to stop reporting on the Tornado as it was now barreling down towards the studio. He was so far into his reporting he didn't realize that the studio was right there.

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* In On May 2013 A weather man in Witchia Kansas had to stop 19, 2013, meteorologists for the NBC affiliate KSN-3 were reporting on a major storm and possibility of a tornado. When the Tornado as it was now barreling down towards storm ''really'' whipped up, one of the studio. He was so far into his reporting he didn't realize that meteorologists replied "You know, JD, in twenty years I've never seen this, but [[ScrewThisImOuttaHereI think it's our time to go]]." They do get massive bonus points for continuing to report even as the studio was right there.storm tears through.
27th Apr '17 8:47:36 AM FF32
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* In the prologue of ''VideoGame/TheLastOfUs'', a television news crew is reporting on the start of the ZombieApocalypse when a group of soldiers urge them to leave due to a nearby gas leak. This proves to not be a GasLeakCoverup when an explosion knocks out the broadcast, at which point the character watching the news sees a massive fireball several miles away.
21st Apr '17 10:58:25 PM Daeolus
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* Al Roker did this during the 2005 hurricane season. During Hurricane Katrina, Al reported from New Orleans and was clearly being affected by the heavy winds. At one point, he remarked that one of the other guys with him said, "Al, don't you wish you had your weight back?" (he had just recently had gastric bypass surgery). Al further said, "Right now, I think I do!!!" before the strong winds caused him to trip and fall.

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* Al Roker did this during the 2005 hurricane season. During Hurricane Katrina, Wilma, Al reported from New Orleans South Florida and was clearly being affected by the heavy winds. At one point, he remarked that one of the other guys with him said, "Al, don't you wish you had your weight back?" (he had just recently had gastric bypass surgery). Al further said, "Right now, I think I do!!!" before the strong winds caused him to trip and fall.
17th Apr '17 7:06:19 PM dmcreif
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* On August 26, 2015, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, a reporter and cameraman (respectively) for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia, [[http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/08/26/roanoke-news-wdbj-_n_8043078.html were shot and killed during a live report]] and the gunman, a disgruntled ex-coworker, appeared on camera briefly as it fell over. The gunman himself uploaded his video of the shooting shortly after, but it was later removed and both his Twitter and Facebook account were permanently suspended. Later, The gunman tried to shoot the police but the police shot him back to death.

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* On August 26, 2015, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, a reporter and cameraman (respectively) for WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia, [[http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/08/26/roanoke-news-wdbj-_n_8043078.html were shot and killed during a live report]] and the gunman, a disgruntled ex-coworker, appeared on camera briefly as it fell over. The gunman himself uploaded his video of the shooting shortly after, but it was later removed and both his Twitter and Facebook account were permanently suspended. Later, The gunman tried to shoot the fled and was shot in an altercation with police but hours after the police shot him back to death.shooting.



* On January 11, 2016 a KTLA Reporter was attacked by a bystander on the Hollywood Walk of Fame while reporting on the death of David Bowie.

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* On January 11, 2016 a KTLA Reporter reporter was attacked by a bystander on the Hollywood Walk of Fame while reporting on the death of David Bowie.
7th Apr '17 9:14:01 AM Spindriver
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** Also, Mohammed Nabbous, who was a blogger, independent journalist, and one of the key figures in the Libyan revolution. He was killed by a pro-Gaddafi sniper while ''on camera'' reporting from the Battle of Benghazi.

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** * Also, Mohammed Nabbous, who was a blogger, independent journalist, and one of the key figures in the Libyan revolution. He was killed by a pro-Gaddafi sniper while ''on camera'' reporting from the Battle of Benghazi.


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* In 1992, while covering the war in Bosnia, BBC reporter Martin Bell was seriously wounded by shrapnel while recording a report in Sarajevo. This obviously did no harm to his reputation for courage and integrity, which later helped him get elected to Parliament for one term as an independent.
25th Mar '17 5:34:06 AM erforce
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* In ''Film/RoboCop2'', reporters from numerous TV studios show up to report the announcement of Delta City, and the unveiling of the new [[TitleDrop Robo Cop 2]] model. Moments after being tempted by the Nuke drug, the original Robo Cop shows up and a massive gun battle erupts that pits RoboCop 2 vs the original, the Detroit P.D., and O.C.P. security. Once Robo Cop 2's rampage ends, among the dozens of dead and injured are police, security, bystanders, paramedics, and newscasters.

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* In ''Film/RoboCop2'', reporters from numerous TV studios show up to report the announcement of Delta City, and the unveiling of the new [[TitleDrop Robo Cop 2]] model. Moments after being tempted by the Nuke drug, the original Robo Cop shows up and a massive gun battle erupts that pits RoboCop [=RoboCop=] 2 vs the original, the Detroit P.D., and O.C.P. security. Once Robo Cop 2's rampage ends, among the dozens of dead and injured are police, security, bystanders, paramedics, and newscasters.
5th Mar '17 10:38:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* Creator/AlJazeera lost several reporters during the [[ArabIsraeliConflict Second Intifada]], some of which were recording at the time. Since reporters are required to give their locations to the IDF, the already-Israeli-critical network took it [[ItsPersonal deeply personally]] when some of those deaths were caused by IDF strikes.

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* Creator/AlJazeera lost several reporters during the [[ArabIsraeliConflict [[UsefulNotes/ArabIsraeliConflict Second Intifada]], some of which were recording at the time. Since reporters are required to give their locations to the IDF, the already-Israeli-critical network took it [[ItsPersonal deeply personally]] when some of those deaths were caused by IDF strikes.
20th Feb '17 12:26:46 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* At least [[http://www.nytimes.com/1989/12/26/world/upheaval-in-the-east-2-journalists-killed-in-rumanian-combat.html?pagewanted=1 two journalists died and five others were wounded]] during the Romanian Revolution of 1989. The mosrt famous case was the Belgian [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Huwe Danny Huwe]], shot down by a sniper who mistook him for a Ceaucescu supporter.

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* At least [[http://www.nytimes.com/1989/12/26/world/upheaval-in-the-east-2-journalists-killed-in-rumanian-combat.html?pagewanted=1 two journalists died and five others were wounded]] during the Romanian Revolution of 1989. The mosrt most famous case was were the Belgian [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Huwe Danny Huwe]], Huwe]] and the French Jean-Louis Calderon, both shot dead as they covered the facts (with Huwe even having the horrible luck of being shot down by a sniper who mistook him for because he was mistaken as a Ceaucescu supporter.supporter).
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