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GUN-SHY CNN DELAYS REPORT OF ANDY GRIFFITH’S DEATH

July 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

A week after CNN became the first network to report the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obamacare — but got it wrong — it became the last to report the death of Andy Griffith. According to journalism blogger Jim Romanesko, shortly after each of the major wire services began reporting Griffith’s death Monday morning, citing […]

DICK CLARK DEAD OF HEART ATTACK

April 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dick Clark, the host of American Bandstand from 1957 to 1989 and the producer of countless television shows and specials including the annual Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, the American Music Awards, and the Golden Globe Awards, has died at age 82. Initial reports indicated that he suffered a massive heart attack after undergoing […]

QUESTIONS ARISE OVER DEATH OF EXPENDABLES STUNTMAN

November 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Conflicting reports in the Bulgarian press about what actually occurred during second-unit filming for The Expendables 2 when one stuntman was killed and another seriously injured have yet to be sorted out by officials, and spokespersons for NuImage/Millennium Films, which is producing the film, have shed little light on the tragedy. The company has expressed […]

AMY WINEHOUSE FOUND DEAD

July 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hours after her manager announced that she was canceling all scheduled performances because of health reasons, British singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London, according to published reports. Earlier in the day, manager Tom Gatt said, “Everyone involved wishes to do everything they can to help her return to her best […]