Monday, October 17, 2016

News for Monday, October 17th, 2016

 (note: the previous report for this weblog ("News for Sunday, October 16th, 2016") was amended with additional information between parentheses)
  • The news presenter on the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 10:00 p.m. last Saturday on the fifteenth day of this October (Ashley Knight on "WKRG News 5 at 10") improperly referred to their companion station (WFNA-TV) as "the CW55 network" while promoting a new syndicated TV program for the station ("Positively Paula").*
  • WDLT-FM and WBLX-FM each had a different edition of a local radio program dedicated to news and public affairs named "In Touch Gulf Coast" on their programming feed last Sunday on the sixteenth day of this October (the edition on the feed for WDLT-FM came between 5:35 a.m. and 6:05 a.m; the edition on the feed for WBLX-FM came between 6:05 a.m. and 6:35 a.m. (both feeds usually had the same edition of the program in the same time periods on a weekly basis before this past Sunday)).**
    (*WKRG-TV and WFNA-TV were owned and operated by the same company (Media General))
    (**WDLT-FM and WBLX-FM were owned and operated by same company (Cumulus Media))

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