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

Shaka Smart-To-Marquette Reports Came From Student Journalist

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel now tells us Shaka Smart is not likely to take the head basketball coaching position at Marquette. Why, then, were TV stations in Milwaukee all breathlessly reporting the breaking news that he'd be the new leader of the Golden Eagles? A source inside one of those newsrooms tells us this… » 3/25/14 5:11pm 3/25/14 5:11pm

"I GAVE YOU A THUMB'S UP!" Providence Live TV Report Goes Poorly

Here you have WJAR sports guy Frank Carpano trying to deliver a live report on the Big East championship game for Providence's NBC affiliate. Yeah, there are some technical difficulties, but it's Frank's enraged thumb's up that we're laughing hardest about. » 3/16/14 12:13am 3/16/14 12:13am

San Diego TV Station Airs Unsettling Photo In Super Bowl Weather…

San Diego station KUSI's evening news tonight followed in the footsteps of most local broadcasts in previewing the weather for Sunday's Super Bowl. Where KUSI differed from those other stations is in their choice of graphics: a bizarre image of Green Bay Packers center Scott Wells holding a baby with a bald adult human … » 2/02/14 1:34am 2/02/14 1:34am