Recently, a Pittsburg television channel has discontinued their association with anchor Wendy Bell. She was a long time anchor for this television channel. She has posted racially charged comments on Facebook and it has made the team to discontinue her association. She has posted comments regarding a shooting. Hearst Television comes under WTAE-TV. They said that comments from Bell were inconsistent with company’s journalistic standards and ethics. WTAE has decided to end the association with Wendy Bell. She is a popular anchor in this television network.
Wendy has posted a comment on Facebook on March 21. She has commented about a shooting where five people died at the cookout. It includes an unborn child and pregnant woman. Though no person has been arrested for the incident, Bell took the issue to Facebook. The post has been deleted now. She wrote mentioning them as young black men who are in the early twenties and teens. Their mothers work on multiple jobs, have multiple siblings from numerous fathers. The boys have been functioning in the system earlier. They were born and grown up there. They are arrested. They know about the police. The post was a major hit in social media.
Bell acknowledged if the comments look sensitive or viewed as racist. Bell told the reporters that she was not given a good shake from her station. She added that it made her feel sick. She mentioned that it was status of black people in America. It is what going around America. Bell’s story was shared virally on Twitter. It was shared by young black men of America. Some commented while most appreciated her for honesty.
Wendy Bell has mentioned about shooters in her post. She said that they were young black men. She has written about Wilkinsburg shooting that occurred on March 9 and it resulted in losing her anchor position.