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May 24, 2013

Judge Orders CBS To Turn Over All Emails And Other Communcations Related To Brooklyn DA Documentary

Charles Hynes 12-10-2012New York State Supreme Court Justice Paul Wooten ordered CBS to turn over all communications it had with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office about the production and promotion of its upcoming documentary “Brooklyn DA.”

Charles Hynes 12-10-2012
DA Charles Hynes. Does he have a corrupt deal with CBS to get free promotion for his re-election campaign?

The Daily News reports:

[New York State] Supreme Court Justice Paul Wooten ordered CBS to turn over all communications it had with the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office about the production and promotion of its upcoming documentary “Brooklyn DA,” said Abe George, the Hynes primary challenger who filed the suit.

The judge demanded the correspondence come in by Friday morning and indicated he will subpoena two producers of the six-part primetime show that's set to debut next week.

George, 34, claims the program amounts to a big rule-breaking campaign ad for sitting DA Charles Hynes just months before a competitive election….

“Our goal is to clarify who has the editorial control here,” he said, “and to see if there was any give and take about the timing.”…

 

 

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My cable box directory shows the program to be scheduled for next Tuesday at 10:00 PM.

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