IN BRIEF…

Fox-owned KTVU is using a temporary set as the primary studio undergoes a facelift in anticipation of the station’s 60th birthday.

You’ll see when it’s closer to sweeps. Of course.
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Yes, those video  walls come in handy when you want to highlight something really big, like the California wildfires.

Which is what the “CBS Evening News” did, using both a video wall and a smaller panel in its coverage of the disaster.

Admit it, you were impressed.
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The Paul Manafort trial is providing a throwback glimpse to the good/bad old days and the challenges of covering closed courtroom trials.

“NBC Nightly News” is licensing sketches from courtroom artist Art Lien (ironic name, isn’t it?)

But so far, no one has gone the route of employing puppets to re-enact the day’s court proceedings.

Such small favors shall be rewarded.

You had to be there – The Jimmy Dimora Trial, 2012, WOIO 19 Action News.

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