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DID ABC DOLLARS SAVE CASEY ANTHONY?

April 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

An investigative report on PBS’s Frontline scheduled to air on Tuesday will make the case that forensic specialists brought in by the prosecution in highly publicized cases can be challenged effectively in court — but often at enormous legal costs. In an interview with investigative reporter Lowell Bergman, attorney Jose Baez, who defended Casey Anthony, […]

REPORT: NBC NEWS PRODUCER AIMS TO LAND CASEY ANTHONY INTERVIEW

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

An NBC News producer has approached literary agents, advising them that if he could land a book deal for Casey Anthony, she would agree to give the network a one-hour interview that would run during primetime on NBC and be excerpted for the network’s Today show, according to gossip website TMZ, which cited no sources. […]

DUGARD INTERVIEW DRAWS 15 MILLION

July 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Viewers, it would seem, cannot get enough of real-life crime coverage. A week after the Casey Anthony verdict drew record audiences, Diane Sawyer’s two-hour interview with kidnapping and rape victim Jaycee Dugard — Dugard’s first since being reunited with her family — averaged 14.7 million viewers, 14 million during the first hour and 15.4 million […]

LIVE ONLINE VIDEO OF ANTHONY VERDICT WATCHED BY MILLIONS

July 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings figures for the broadcast and cable networks that carried the verdict in the Casey Anthony trial are still not in, but CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News were able to measure the number of online users who watched the verdict Tuesday on computers, smartphones, and tablets. CNN reported early today (Wednesday) that its 2:00-3:00 p.m. […]

CASEY ANTHONY APP A HIT ON APPLE’S ITUNES

June 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

A 99-cent Casey Anthony trial app developed by an NBC affiliate in Orlando, FL, where the trial is being held, became the No. 1 news app on Apple’s iTunes store last weekend and now resides at No. 2, according to a report by Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab. The success is particularly remarkable given the fact […]

CASEY ANTHONY MURDER TRIAL BOOSTS RATINGS FOR HLN

June 20, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

The Casey Anthony trial has sent ratings soaring for HLN, CNN’s sibling channel, and has also boosted ratings for other broadcast and cable shows focusing on the trial, the New York Post reported today (Monday). The newspaper observed that total viewers for HLN have risen more than 150 percent since the trial began; the channel’s […]

CASEY ANTHONY: TRIAL BY TV?

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Legal analysts have raised ethical questions about a CBS 48 Hours Mystery report Saturday about the upcoming murder trial in Orlando of Casey Anthony, who is charged with murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee. Appearing on the Sunday-morning program Flashpoint, which airs on the CBS affiliate WKMG-TV, the station’s legal analyst Mark O’Mara criticized the program’s […]