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It Happens Again! Detroit Reporter Curses On Live Broadcast

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Nov. 14 2013, Published 8:03 p.m. ET

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WDIV's Lauren Podell is the latest broadcaster to drop an F-bomb on the air, as the Detroit reporter inadvertently cursed over a technical issue, not knowing she was on live TV at the time.

While covering a story about a fire Wednesday, Podell was heard saying, "I don't have IFB, I don't know when we're going, neither does Jim, I can't get this f***ing in there!" (IFB is a technical term illustrating the communication between the newsroom and the field reporter's earpiece.)

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Anchor Evrod Cassimy seamlessly smoothed it over, making mea culpas for the inadvertent R-rated language.

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A similar incident gave green newsie A.J. Clemente his 15 minutes of fame this past spring, when he cursed on his first broadcast.


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