Recorded lectures take on new risk as blogger ‘goes after teachers’


Breitbart has been accused of splicing web video before the University of Missouri incident.

Controversial blogger Andrew Breitbart might make college professors squeamish about recording their lectures.

Web video purporting to show a University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) lecturer advocating violence as a labor union tactic was deemed “highly distorted” by campus officials who reviewed the recording, which was posted last month by Breitbart, a conservative blogger with a track record of misleading, highly publicized videos.

Edited video of UMKC labor studies lecturers Don Giljum and Judy Ancel were posted on Breitbart’s website, Big Government, in late April, and the site’s writers followed up with several more posts about the educators’ supposed lessons of how violence can be a useful strategy for union organizers.

Ancel and Giljum taught the Introduction to Labor Studies class together, using a live video feed.

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Denny Carter

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