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Weazel News

Weazel News Television (Weazel News) is the news branch of Weazel that appears in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V.

Description

The Weazel News name was first mentioned briefly in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, during a closing dialog in "Coq au Vin" in LCFR. It is in Grand Theft Auto IV, however, when its prominence was elevated, reporting events of Liberty City and the exploits of the player.

In the HD Universe, Weazel News is a massive news network with 3-news divisions including: Weazel Sports was aired on Niko can visit the website, watch it on television or most commonly, listen to it on the radio.

Slogan & Motto

The company's slogan & motto tagline, "Reporting The Right News" (Grand Theft Auto IV & Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City) was introduced on 1 January 2008, Later on 1 January 2012, it was revamped to "Confirming your prejudices" (Grand Theft Auto V).

Slogan & Motto Start usage End usage Version
"Reporting The Right News" 1 January 2008 31 December 2011 Grand Theft Auto IV & Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
"Confirming your prejudices" 1 January 2012 now Grand Theft Auto V

Reporters

Radio stories

The news on the radio will update itself as the player progresses through the story.

GTA IV

The Lost and Damned

The Lost and Damned feature stories unique to Johnny Klebitz's storyline but also includes references events from the GTA IV storyline:

The Ballad of Gay Tony

The Ballad of Gay Tony features stories unique to Luis Fernando Lopez' storyline, but references events in the other plots as well.

  • Evan Moss murder
  • Annihilators exploding near Rotterdam Tower
  • Bobby Jefferson gives a speech after an attempted assassination. (GTA IV story)
  • Mayor Ochoa proposes plan to flood subways to fight rodent infestation and the bad smell of pee from the homeless.
  • A British Government offical loses laptop containing private information. The Home Office says nothing to worry and don't panic but images for the Ministry of Defence's christmas party has been found on the internet.
  • President Lawton involved in a texting/E-mail scandal with the Italian Prime Minister
  • A MyRoom user sets fire to a neighbors' house after being 'de-friended' by the neighbor.

Grand Theft Auto V

Location(s)

  • Possibly some chance to find it in Terminal on Buccaneer Way. It's bottom right on the GTA map with the ovals.

Trivia

  • Weazel News is a parody of Fox News, as both weasels and foxes are both mammals native to North America.
  • A "weasel" is an insult that is synonymous with the word "coward".
  • A "weasel" is a euphemism for a penis.
  • Weazel in Weazel News is spelled incorrectly, though, this was most likely intentional.
  • In GTA V, the Weazel News Helicopter is a two-bladed Maverick even though the GTA IV Maverick is a four-bladed variant. The two-bladed varient was possibly removed and replaced with a four-bladed one in development.
  • For the first time in the HD Universe, Weazel News owns its own building found in Grand Theft Auto V. The news broadcasting system also owns their own set of custom vans.
  • For everytime you accomplished a mission, The Next Day the accomplished mission will be heard on the radio (any channel)

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