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Investigative Reporting Turns Violent

We couldn't help being mesmerized by this footage that shows an assault on an investigative reporter for a local affiliate in San Diego. It seems Fox 6 News' John Mattes had uncovered an identity theft and real estate scam in the area and for that, he received this vicious beating. It's riveting video, but Lost Remote's Steve Safran asks cameramen: "Would you have put the camera down or kept shooting?"

Given the extent of the injuries inflicted on Mattes, it's a pretty good question.
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