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WHEN CABLE NEWS FAILED ON YEAR’S BIGGEST STORY

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN might have been boasting today (Friday) that it was the first to announce the Supreme Court’s decsion on Obamacare Thursday morning. It was the first, beating Fox News by eight seconds, but it also got the story spectacularly wrong. So did Fox News, which also was vying for the right to claim that it […]

NBC FLAGSHIP STATION DROPS ANCHOR

March 8, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Sue Simmons, a popular news anchor at WNBC, NBC’s flagship TV station in New York since 1980, has been fired. The New York Times reported the ouster on its front page, commenting, “It was as if someone you had grown fond of, someone who had become as much a part of the cityscape as the […]