IN BRIEF…MORE COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL EDITION

Hearst’s WTAE in Pittsburgh is expanding its noon newscast to an hour beginning next Monday.

You’ll be told it’s to better serve the viewers and deliver stories blahblahblahblahblah…

More local commercial for a major market station in a swing state in an election year.

The station did it back in 2010 also. Call it a money grab.
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Tegna’s KHOU in Houston launched its first-ever Sunday morning newscast anchor Lauren Talarico and new meteorologist Addison Green.

Call it a VERY soft launch because not even the astute Houston media blogger Mike McGuff had an inkling of the program’s debut ahead of time.

But the commercial avails…..

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