Wednesday, January 10, 2018

News for Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

(note: the previous report for this weblog ("News for Monday, January 8th, 2018") was amended for clarity) 
  • The last part of the local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WALA-TV during the hour of 5:00 p.m. on the Monday of the eighth day of this January ("FOX 10 News at 5:00 p.m." ) appeared immediately after the part that preceded it (note: the parts were separated by a black image that lasted no more than one second).
  • 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. on the Monday of the eighth day of this January ("WKRG News 5 at 10") had a video of a news report with a narrator saying, "And before she goes, the first female superintendent of the school district has some advice for her successor, whoever that may be" and, "and roll tide roll" afterwards. 
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the second half of the hour of 4:00 a.m. and the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. this Tuesday ("WKRG News 5 This Morning") appeared to have had one of its news presenters (Bill Riales) saying, "I got a quick correction for you: we will not be airing Governor Kay--Kay Ivey's state of the state address. That is on Alabama Public Television. They will be streaming that and broadcasting that live tonight at 6:30"after appearing to had said, "Governor Kay Ivey will deliver her first state of the state address. You can watch it here on--eh, right here on News 5 at 6:30" (note: the local news program mentioned in the paragraph above this one had one of its own news presenters (Rose Ann Haven) saying, "Tomorrow Governor Kay Ivey will deliver her first state of the state address. You can catch it on PBS at 6:30" while having a graphic with the following texts: "STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS", "Tomorrow", "PBS", and "6:30PM").*   
  • The local news program that appeared on the main broadcast channel for WKRG-TV during the first half of the hour of 12:00 p.m. on the Monday of the eighth day of this January ("WKRG News 5 at Noon") had its news presenter (Devon Walsh) saying, "Well still to come: a national day many of us actually need. We'll show you how cleaning is now a nationally-celebrated day when we come back" before one of its breaks from appearing on the channel in that period of time that day before having audio of her saying, "All right, does your desk at home or work look like this? Oh my gosh, it's time to clean it up" before having its weather reporter (John Nodar) saying, "You know, mine used to; now I have to share a desk because it's a little clear. Anyway, it's National Clean Off Your Desk Day" immediately afterwards before  having her saying, "I'm just glad they didn't use video of my desk for this day", the weather reporter saying, "I've seen your desk" immediately afterwards, and her saying, " It's pretty bad" immediately afterwards.  
 (*the main broadcast channels for WKRG-TV and WEIQ-TV (the Alabama Public Television station licensed to serve the city of Mobile in southwest Alabama) each appeared to have had video of a speech by the aforementioned Kay Ivey during the second half of the hour of 6:00 p.m. (the video on the channel for WKRG-TV was part of a local news program named "WKRG News 5 at 6:30 p.m." whereas the video on the channel for WEIQ-TV was part of a special installment of a news program for Alabama Public Television named "Capitol Journal")

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