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(News.com.au)   News cameraman misses money-shot of a child being rescued from rubble in Haiti because he put the camera down in order to help dig her out. Subby has something in his eye   (themercury.com.au ) divider line
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2010-01-18 01:40:11 AM  
News cameraman misses money-shot of a child


Subby, you're a sick f*cker.
 
2010-01-18 02:57:51 AM  

BigSnatch: News cameraman misses money-shot of a child


Subby, you're a sick f*cker.


have a seat.....
 
2010-01-18 04:07:15 AM  
OK, granted, poor choice of phrase on the headline, but that is pretty farking heroic though, subby. Good find.

Above and beyond the call of duty, that man.
 
2010-01-18 10:47:12 AM  
dl.dropbox.com
 
2010-01-18 10:49:13 AM  
pmdbuilders.net
 
2010-01-18 10:50:03 AM  
But how will we ever know how the child was feeling while stuck in the rubble?
 
2010-01-18 10:51:40 AM  
Understandable. Maybe someone should pour water over Subby to fix that eye.
 
2010-01-18 10:52:02 AM  
Im' sure he'll be reprimanded for not getting the shot (behind closed doors, of course).
 
2010-01-18 10:52:09 AM  

BigSnatch: News cameraman misses money-shot of a child


Subby, you're a sick f*cker.


rule 34? rubble pron?
 
2010-01-18 10:52:34 AM  
As reporters become less and less necessary, or at least influential, I say send them all to dig out the kids.
 
2010-01-18 10:54:06 AM  
If he wanted to become a rescuer, he should have joined the police force, not become a journalist.
 
2010-01-18 10:54:39 AM  
That guy is totally fired.
 
2010-01-18 10:55:10 AM  
money shot of a child?

paging Mr. Hansen
 
2010-01-18 10:56:13 AM  
if the other network guy is lying, that's pretty low.
 
2010-01-18 10:56:38 AM  
Anderson Cooper would have done that, but it would have soiled his dreamy tight black tshirt.
 
2010-01-18 10:57:36 AM  
Uh-oh, FloydA. Now I am going to hell!!!
 
2010-01-18 10:58:17 AM  
www.fastcharacters.com
Seen leaving the scene

/J. Jonah Jameson is still gonna be upset.
 
2010-01-18 10:58:38 AM  
Channel Nine's Richard Moran...

/Moran!
 
2010-01-18 10:59:04 AM  
What a Moran!
 
2010-01-18 10:59:22 AM  
FTFA: Channel Nine's Richard Moran

Really, no one? Fine...

24ahead.com
 
2010-01-18 11:00:12 AM  
I'll assume you're trolling, Mad Scientist. Because if rescuing a child who was in danger of being crushed or suffocated doesn't earn you the "hero" tag, then the bar is set too high.
 
2010-01-18 11:00:35 AM  
ohioccwdotorg and traylor, damn your faster typing!
 
2010-01-18 11:02:08 AM  
He may be a hero, but he's a crappy reporter. The job of a photographer is to document what is happening, not to change it. All that aside, good for him!
 
2010-01-18 11:02:42 AM  
FTA:
Channel Nine's Richard Moran heard the desperate cry of 18-month-old Winnie beneath some rubble on Saturday and decided to start to digging to rescue her.

Oh bother
Something in my eye
 
2010-01-18 11:02:48 AM  
NEWS: Newsman recovers humanity long enough to stop filming the horrors of human suffering for his and his company's gain and actually does something about it.

FARK: News organization puts its shoulder out patting itself on the back for one of their employees acting with decency and thereby missing the possibly Pulitzer Prize (or whatever the hell they get) winning shot.
 
2010-01-18 11:03:11 AM  
Came for the Moran reference.....

How many times have you thought or heard "put the camera down!"...finally, someone actually did.
 
2010-01-18 11:03:37 AM  

Yoyo: He may be a hero, but he's a crappy reporter. The job of a photographer is to document what is happening, not to change it. All that aside, good for him!


He was moonlighting as a human for just a minute
STFU
 
2010-01-18 11:03:48 AM  
Hopefully, in acting and being able to make some difference, he comes away from that experience with less self-loathing than Kevin Carter did.

listverse.files.wordpress.com

/don't google for his photos of "necklacing"
 
2010-01-18 11:03:54 AM  
Holy shiat, a reporter actually missing a story to get involved and help rather than sitting back and doing nothing??? Oh, we are reading the story. My bad
 
2010-01-18 11:04:07 AM  
Maybe he should have stopped the person cumming on that little kid?
 
2010-01-18 11:04:07 AM  
Rescuer is a Moran.
 
2010-01-18 11:04:27 AM  
As a Union member whose job it is to pull children from rubble I for one am very upset at this camera man who is depriving honest hard working union members of a job. I will be filing a formal complaint against this camera man as soon as my break is over.

/yah, I went there
//it's just a joke, I don't hate unions
 
2010-01-18 11:06:38 AM  
I've often wondered why more news reporters don't do something about the conditions they chronicle. They report on poverty and then go away, doing nothing. They film hungry children and leave them hungry. I know that reporting can bring focus to a situation and motivate viewers to help with a situation but too often I see reporters do a story on a terrible situation and then walk away without doing a darned thing about it.

This fellow done good! Real good!
 
2010-01-18 11:08:23 AM  

dkimball: Came for the Moran reference.....

How many times have you thought or heard "put the camera down!"...finally, someone actually did.


That's exactly what I thought. Good for him.
 
2010-01-18 11:08:27 AM  

nesler: Hopefully, in acting and being able to make some difference, he comes away from that experience with less self-loathing than Kevin Carter did.

/don't google for his photos of "necklacing"


Came here for this. Leaving emotionally unsettled.
 
2010-01-18 11:08:57 AM  

Mr. Right: I've often wondered why more news reporters don't do something about the conditions they chronicle. They report on poverty and then go away, doing nothing.


Realistically the reporter or whatever didn't come with equipment or supplies sufficient to really help those people. Sure, they could share their turkey sandwich that they brought for themselves that day but the long term good must come from others and will take bigger infrastructure than whatever the news person has in their pockets that day.
 
2010-01-18 11:08:58 AM  
So the cameraman is a hero because he wasn't doing his job. If that's the case I am a hero.
 
2010-01-18 11:09:32 AM  
Pics or it didn't hap....oh snap.
 
2010-01-18 11:10:06 AM  

Yoyo: He may be a hero, but he's a crappy reporter. The job of a photographer is to document what is happening, not to change it. All that aside, good for him!


Assuming you are serious, where is the bar? If the kid was on fire next to a fire hose with nobody else around, should he just keeping shooting while the kid burned alive?

There can't be an arbitrary or subjective level. If someone needs help, help. Otherwise, stay out of the way and get as much gore as possible for the 6:00 news.
 
2010-01-18 11:12:08 AM  
Kudos to that guy. I try to avoid some of the coverage because I abhore people suffering, but, like a bad wreck, I can't help myself.
I was watching Nightly News last night and their resident MD/Journalist was talking about having to "wear two hats right now" and I got the distinct impression she wanted to tell her news bosses to STFU so she could do her doctor stuff.
 
2010-01-18 11:12:08 AM  

nesler: /don't google for his photos of "necklacing"


Isn't that picture from the Navison Record?
 
2010-01-18 11:15:56 AM  
nesler:
Hopefully, in acting and being able to make some difference, he comes away from that experience with less self-loathing than Kevin Carter did.

/don't google for his photos of "necklacing"


I saw a story recently about a looter in Haiti being beaten and burned to death by a mob, complete with photo of him lying on the ground as another man beat him with a stick. I suppose the reporter could have tried to intervene... but the mob probably would have just beaten him too.

Sometimes all that one can do is document what's happening.
 
2010-01-18 11:17:02 AM  
He is SO fired. We can't have human frailties getting in the way of profits.
 
2010-01-18 11:17:28 AM  
I don't really think this counts as heroic. It's not like he put his life in danger, he just put his camera down for a minute.

Choosing to save a little girl's life over potentially being reprimanded for missing a scoop is not heroic, it's just common human decency. Good on him though.
 
2010-01-18 11:20:29 AM  

No Such Agency:

I saw a story recently about a looter in Haiti being beaten and burned to death by a mob, complete with photo of him lying on the ground as another man beat him with a stick. I suppose the reporter could have tried to intervene... but the mob probably would have just beaten him too.

Sometimes all that one can do is document what's happening.

I saw an article about that incident. F*cking with mobs is a good way to wind up dead. Click the shutter and then gtfo.
fireclown: nesler: /don't google for his photos of "necklacing"

Isn't that picture from the Navison Record?


Your House of Leaves reference is confusing me.
 
2010-01-18 11:21:32 AM  
I dunno, what does this guy want, a cookie?

lots of people are digging people out of the rubble in Haiti. I'm fine with calling them all heroes, but just putting the camera down doesn't make the guy all that special.

good job not letting the baby die, I guess.
 
2010-01-18 11:21:45 AM  
I hate it when I break tags.
 
2010-01-18 11:22:05 AM  

No Such Agency: nesler:
Hopefully, in acting and being able to make some difference, he comes away from that experience with less self-loathing than Kevin Carter did.

/don't google for his photos of "necklacing"

I saw a story recently about a looter in Haiti being beaten and burned to death by a mob, complete with photo of him lying on the ground as another man beat him with a stick. I suppose the reporter could have tried to intervene... but the mob probably would have just beaten him too.

Sometimes all that one can do is document what's happening.


I would think that there's a helluva difference between saving someone from mob justice and saving someone from being trapped under rubble.

(After typing that a sick part of me wants to 'shop pics of Barney Rubble sitting on top of crushed buildings/people in Haiti.)
 
2010-01-18 11:24:02 AM  
His employee review better be summed up like THIS...

Boss: No... you are NOT fired.
 
2010-01-18 11:24:10 AM  
He sounds like an attention whore to me. If he were a real hero, we wouldn't even be reading about this.
 
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