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Reporter makes nonsensical comments on air

It was a scary few moments for Global Toronto reporter Mark McAllister last night, who suffered an on-air medical issue that left him with badly garbled speech. While viewers watched, McAllister attempted to add to a news story on the strife in Libya, but the information he was trying to present about Canadian fighter planes performing missions in the area was nonsensical.

“Thanks to all for inquiring about last night,” McAllister wrote on his Twitter account Tuesday morning. “Feeling better now after some disorientation live on the air. Following up with doctors today.”

Global News released its own statement early Tuesday:

“While on the air during the 6 p.m. News Hour broadcast on Monday, March 21, Global Toronto reporter Mark McAllister suffered a minor medical issue causing him to experience a moment of disorientation. Paramedics were immediately called to the scene

Added: Mar-22-2011 
By: k1box
Tags: toronto, global, news, reporter, speech, issue
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