1. verb; Ambush journalism.
2. verb; to use selective editing to make a news story out of a non-issue
Origin: Mark Riley (chief political editor for Channel 7 News, Australia) ambushed Tony Abbott, leader of the Australian Coalition party, over comments of "shit happens..." made to commanding officers about the death of one of their troopers during visit a to Afghanistan. Using selective editing Riley attempted to make out that Abbott was insensitive to the death of the soldier when he made the comment.
Obama was Mark Riley'd during his opening speech at congress yesterday.
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