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Friday is World Press Freedom Day.
With legal gambling set to move this year beyond the casinos and onto the Internet, the industry is bracing for the most far-reaching changes in its history. (April 30)
I’ve always wanted to unleash a dog or two on some producer… Lara Logan got the chance in her story on 60 Minutes called the secretive world of elite military dogs. How exactly does a military dog apprehend a “bad guy”? CBS Producer Reuben Heyman-Kantor drew the short strawto find out in this video, shot on […]
Recently, a Western New York business newspaper published a list of the 200 people they consider to be most influential in our community. While the creation of such lists is always a flawed process, I took great exception to the way this particular inventory was amassed, for a few reasons. First and foremost, there was no […]
Hannity On Rutgers Coach: 'I Kind Of Like Old-Fashioned Discipline'
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MSNBC contributor: ‘Level of anti-Semitism’ against Bloomberg over gun control (via Raw Story ) MSNBC contributor Mike Barnicle on Monday said that he had seen a “level of anti-Semitism” against Michael Bloomberg after the Jewish mayor began to push for gun control in response to the December mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. During a panel […]
Jimmy Kimmel told me in early January that he has never been to Buffalo. After looking at the local late-night ratings for the February sweeps, he might consider coming here on his next publicity tour. In his first sweeps period since taking over the 11:35 p.m. time slot from “Nightline” on ABC affiliate Channel 7, Kimmel’s [...]
This is what I’m thinking: Who shot J.R. Monday night on TNT’s new version of “Dallas”? Somehow, I doubt as many people care as did back in the day 33 years ago when the series was a Friday night hit on CBS. The scenes that the late Larry Hagman phoned in about a mysterious plan [...]
Here are some more interesting things to note about Western New York viewing patterns after the just- concluded February sweeps. Channel 2 News Owns the Weekends: The NBC affiliate dominated at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and at 11 p.m. Saturday and wins a tight race at 11 p.m. Sunday. Of course, viewing patterns are frequently [...]
Channel 2 News is the big winner at 6 a.m. and from 5 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. Channel 4 News remains the leader in the late evening newscasts. And Channel 7’s Eyewitness News has seen big percentage gains from a year ago, which is easier to do when your ratings are low. There is something [...]
I’ve got to hand it to former Channel 4 meteorologist Amelia Segal. She sure can keep a secret. It wasn’t until a day before her departure from WIVB-TV that just about everybody inside her station learned where she is headed this afternoon. WRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday that Segal is joining [...]
The semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour can be quite an educational experience. I can’t tell you how many times I said to myself over the course of a week in Pasadena, Calif. last month “I didn’t know that.” Here’s a Top 10 list of things I learned from talking to people or listening [...]