A Bay Area TV news report which listed racially-offensive, fake Asiana Airline pilot names has cost three staff members their jobs.
Asiana Airlines said Wednesday it no longer plans to sue a Bay Area TV station over the use of racially offensive names.
Asiana announced Monday that it will sue a San Francisco Bay Area TV station that it said damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.
Asiana Airlines plans to sue KTVU Channel 2 over its report on Friday that used bogus and offensive names for four pilots linked to the crash of Flight 214 at San Francisco International.
Asiana Airlines said Sunday its reputation was damaged by a report on a San Francisco TV station that used bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on its plane that crashed earlier this month and is considering legal action.
Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU-TV was apparently duped into releasing fake names of the four pilots aboard Asiana flight 214 during Saturday’s deadly crash.
A KTVU news van parked in West Oakland was robbed Thursday, while a reporter and photographer were on assignment, the latest victims of a string of crimes against news outlets in the Bay Area.