Thursday, July 28, 2016

News for Thursday, July 28th, 2016

  • One of the news presenters and news reporters for the local news operation at WKRG-TV (Devon Walsh) had used the last segment in their broadcast of one of their local news programs for this Thursday ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") to enthusiastically say she would "never take the Bayway, ever" in reference to one of the bridges across Mobile Bay (Jubilee Parkway was the official name of the bridge; Bayway was a common nickname for it) while discussing it one of the weather reporters for the news operation (Thomas Geboy) in the segment after presenting a report about a wreck on the bridge and traffic on it being slow as a result of it earlier in the the segment. 
  • One of the news presenters for the local news operation at WPMI-TV (Greg Peterson) had promoted a national TV program from their holding (or "parent") company (the Sinclair Broadcast Group) as if it were one of their own local TV programs on at least one of the local news programs for the main broadcast channel of their companion station ("Local 15 News at 6:30 p.m." for WJTC-TV) this past Wednesday on the twenty-seventh day of this July in advance of it being broadcast on the channel this Thursday (the name of the program was "The Rise of Terrorism: Unveiling the Truth", as for when it was set to appear on the channel, it was set to appear between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.).*
  • One of the hosts for a local TV program dedicated to entertainment and lifestyles (Joe Emer of "Studio 10") had mentioned a candidate for the presidency of the United States who was not mentioned as often as either one of the candidates for the presidency recently nominated by members of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party of the United States (Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump respectively) on the local news programs for his station (WALA-TV) over the past year: the one nominated by members by the Libertarian Party named Gary Johnson (he was mentioned as one of the candidates whose names was expected to appear on the ballots of every state for the election for the presidency of the United States by this November).
(*all times on this weblog reflect the Central time zone)

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