BBC World reports the collapse of the Salomon Brothers Building (WTC 7) while it is clearly still standing outside the window behind the reporter (tall building on the right). They also give a time reference that is 23 minutes before the actual collapse. As the reporter keeps talking to the studio anchor and the time approaches the actual collapse, her feed cuts out to the BBC studio (approx. 5 minutes before). Also see footage of CNN predicting collapse close to an hour early.
Now, if the reporters are reporting information they have received off of the news wire, then the news they are reporting was reported before it occurred. Where is the advantage in that? Why would U.S. officials have released news of the collapse of WTC7 before it fell? (more)