Rhode Island TV News Does Story on Pussy Riot, Won't Say "Pussy Riot"

Hillary Clinton took a photo with Pussy Riot last week, and the former Secretary of State's selfie with the Russian activist rockers went viral. We're not surprised, then, that the story turned up on local news four days after the fact. We are surprised, though, that one TV station tried to cover it without ever saying … » 4/09/14 11:58am 4/09/14 11:58am

Here's How Every Network Announced Dzhokar Tsarnaev's Capture On-Air

Most of us learned that the manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev was over via Twitter or by listening to online feeds of law enforcement radio. But for those watching at home, the suspenseful moment of his capture—and learning that he was alive—would be a memorable if complicated moment: somber in light of those allegedly… » 4/20/13 12:25am 4/20/13 12:25am

Shirtless Horse-Man Jogs Through Hurricane News Coverage

One of the more curious finds at Qumran in 1947 was a scroll containing an alternate version of the Book of Revelations, a slightly different apocalyptic scenario than the one we're used to. "And I saw, and behold a white man: and he had a horse head; and jogging shorts: and he went forth capering, and to caper, and to … » 10/29/12 11:10am 10/29/12 11:10am