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A Lansing, Mich., TV Anchor Is Having A Bad Night

Election night is a trial-by-fire for many broadcast (and, increasingly, print) journalists—the rapid-fire coverage and ever-changing projections can throw anchors for a loop, especially younger ones more familiar with reading prepared scripts off a TelePrompTer. So here's Jason Colthorp of WILX in Lansing attempting to report on various local referenda and completely, utterly failing. You can see his colleagues' disdain as he struggles to recover.

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