Ooops.Telemundo Sells 8-Month-Old Interview as ‘Fresh’ News

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It’s amazing what a television outlet would do to beat its competitors. Take Telemundo Puerto Rico’s Dando Candela, which earlier this week (June 13) promised viewers an ¡exclusive! ¡amazing! ¡historic! interview by reporter Yulianna Vargas with Kobbo Santarrosa, the TV personality being sued by WAPA-TV for breach of contract.

Turns out such “exclusive” interview was nothing but a rehashed audio from an interview by the same reporter that aired in October 26, 2012, about yet another court battle involving Santarrosa.

Watch the hosts of Dando Candela hype up the interview as if it were ‘news.’

The blunder quickly took over the local media, so the show’s producer was quick to respond.

Her response?…. It’s even more embarrassing than the snafu itself.

“We understood, as news producers, that it was pertinent to offer the story to our viewers. Our commitment is to entertain and look for information to give our audience with the greatest respect that characterizes us.”

Wait. What?

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