TODAY   |  October 08, 2013

Her bad: News anchor links real-life shooting to ‘Breaking Bad’

Philadelphia WTXF-TV anchor Joyce Evans is being criticized for a tweet in which she promoted the news of a deadly shooting by alluding to the popular AMC drama series “Breaking Bad.”

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>> a knew anchor with a philadelphia tv station is catching a lot of flak for a story she tied to the hit cable show breaking bad . after a series of shootings she tweeted thought " breaking bad " was hot last sunday. see who is breaking bad in southwest philly leaving six people shot tonight at 10:00 .

>> so far she is standing by that tweet. she says she was highlighting the very real life drama of the story.

>> oh, yeah.

>> that's when you write out your tweet, you take a breath, you walk away, you come back and then you