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What They're Saying
May 19th, 2013 3:08AM



"In order to make the report as attractive as possible, the chants of the fans were subsequently edited into highlights of the game. The decision was taken under great time pressure. It was wrong, we apologize for it. Manipulation of sounds or images is not allowed."

-- A statement from Swiss broadcaster SRF, which added fake crowd noise to try and liven up its coverage of the FC Zurich-Grasshoppers derby. Fans of both teams entered the stadium 10 minutes after kickoff in protest of tighter security measures. Viewers of the edited highlights were baffled to hear chanting at the start game even though the images showed that almost nobody was present in the Letzigrund stadium. (Reuters)

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