Saturday, August 27, 2016

News for Friday, August 26th, 2016

  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WPMI-TV between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. this Friday ("Local 15 Today") had an image of its director (Chris Fillingham) with a logo and slogan for a radio station that used to exist in their local broadcast area (WABB-FM in the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama) on display in honor of his birthday in a segment dedicated to acknowledging birthdays of residents in their local broadcast area.
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. this Friday ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m.") had a report about an engineer for their broadcast operation (Joey Norris (their "employee of the month")) raffling a "special parking spot" of his to raise money to buy food to donate to the Salvation Army in Mobile (he was said to had raised $400 from the raffle). 
  • This past Wednesday on the twenty-forth day of this August, the news presenter for the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. that day (Bob Grip on "FOX 10 News at 10:00 p.m.) used its broadcast to compare two scales used to measure earthquakes after a report it had about an earthquake that occurred in the nation of Italy earlier that day (this is how he started comparing them: "Let me get you in on a little secret, though, the U. S. Geological Survey says the Richter scale isn't commonly used by scientists anymore. It'd been replaced by another scale called the moment magnitude scale, which is a more accurate measure of earthquake size and that's what's used today". 

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