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MR. WALLACE REGRETS

“I never dreamt that it would go off the tracks the way it did,” – Chris Wallace to the New York Times. Fox News’ Chris Wallace said he’s “never been through anything” like the ...

WALLACE AVAILABLE TO BABYSIT

“You’re a liar man” “NO! YOU’RE A LIAR”   “You just lost the left” “This clown doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”   “Your son was doing cocaine and got kicked out the army” ...

SAD – A RATINGS BUST

In a story NewsBlues has been following, WGN’s Tuesday interview with President Donald Trump was a big get for the network, but not a big draw for audiences: Only 116,000 total viewers tuned into ...

BOSS’ING IN MEMPHIS

Local 24 News is happy to announce that Denisha Thomas is returning to her hometown of Memphis as the station’s news director. Thomas, whose first day with the station will be October 13, is ...

NO MORE GREAT BIG STORY

If you ever want to learn how to turn a $40 million investment into rubble in just three short years, boy do we have a tale for you. CNN is shuttering its storytelling division, ...

IS ZUCKER DR. FRANKENSTEIN?

It’s not just the New York Times that “credits” Jeff Zucker and CNN with the rise of Donald Trump.  People can chastise Trump for his focus on ratings all they want and CNN talking ...

TUCKER SERVES UP THE WHINE

It’s Tuck vs. Zuck. Tucker Carlson hit back at Facebook, complaining that the social giant “censored” a clip from his Fox News program on Facebook and Instagram that promoted a COVID-19 conspiracy theory – ...

GATORS OR SEMINOLES DOM?

Dominic Tibbetts is joining the ABC 27 news team as the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. Prior to making his move south to Tallahassee, Dom held the same position with sister station KXLF in Butte, Montana. ...

COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL IN HOUSTON

Stations all over the country are ceasing upon an opportunity to sell inevitable political ad space with more “news.” Fox-owned KRIV Houston (DMA 8) will debut The NewsEdge Early Edition at 6 p.m. on ...

NEWS NATION OFF AND RUNNING

The build was there.  The expectations were there.  The promises were made.   Then the launch! It was a successful one.  The first thing to look for was tech issues, which would be understandable ...

HOUSTON VET SAYING BUH-BYE

Reporter Deborah Wrigley is leaving ABC13 KTRK in September according to social media chatter. “Deborah is an icon of broadcasting and a true journalist Houstonians will always remember,” KTRK News Director Rehan Aslam said in ...

CNN CUTS AWAY FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP

As Donald Trump addressed delegates at the Republican National Convention on Monday, CNN cut away from his speech, with anchor Anderson Cooper explaining that the president’s speech was “the most recent greatest hits and false ...

FROST/NIXON v. SWAN/TRUMP

Apparently Joe Biden is against God. Not to get political, but this can’t be an altogether popular stance to take strategically – one against God.  According to sources, God’s undefeated!  Maybe choose to be ...

PINK SLIPS AT NBC

People are about to be eliminated at NBC and we’re not talking about on ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Massive layoffs are being carried out at NBCUNiversal in a planned restructuring designed to emphasize its streaming ...

DANCE… for the investigators Ellen 

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” has become the subject of an internal investigation by WarnerMedia following numerous accounts of workplace problems. Executives from show producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. Television sent a memo to staffers last week ...

EVENING NEWS BREAKING RECORDS

This is the time of year that network suits usually write-off, as they shut off their phones and hit the links.   It’s not exactly a normal year however. According to TVnewscheck, The broadcast ...

FORMER SATX TV STAPLE PASSES

Rosenda Rios, a longtime San Antonio TV and radio journalist best know for her time at KSAT, died Thursday morning at a hospice in Houston. She was 62. The TV station announced Rios’ death ...

WH PRESS CORP MEMBER TESTS POSITIVE 

This may put in a wrench in the White House’s previously executed plans to ignore social distancing guidelines during certain press conferences. According to Deadline, a member of the White House press corps who attended briefings this ...

SHEP’S NEW HOME 

Remember when Babe Ruth was traded from the Red Sox to the Yankees?  Well, if you do, congratulations on still being alive.   Another bombshell change of scenery is going down 100 year later.    According ...

COVID TAKES OVER NEWSROOM

It’s a fear with which many in the industry are rightfully living.  It’s happening in Florida.   No word as to who caught it first but one thing is for sure – before anyone ...

OH, THAT IS SO OUR BAD…

Ever have someone mistake you for someone else?  Then you catch a look at the person they mistook you for and you’re like WTF!?!!?  Well this is 100x worse. According to RobertFeder.com WMAQ-Channel 5 is ...

“BUT THIS TIME IT’S DIFFERENT”

There’s something very said about how ironically cliche the phrase “this time it’s different” is. BUT, this time, it may very well be different. According to TVNewsCheck, Black Lives Matter protests in the aftermath of ...

TUCK 2024

The Republican Party may have plans for 2024 if Donald Trump doesn’t pull it out in November – and it doesn’t stray too far for the winning formula in 2016.  Namely: FAME.   According to ...

MILWAUKEE’S NEWEST WEATHER GUESSER

WISN 12 is excited to announce that meteorologist Molly Bernard will be joining WISN’s Weather Watch 12 team, which includes “Milwaukee’s Chief Meteorologist” Mark Baden, ‘WISN 12 News This Morning’ weekday meteorologist Lindsey Slater ...

FIRE SALE AT CNN

While CNN‘s New York City headquarters is the home-away-from-home for many more CNN employees as well as the shooting location for Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, Erin Burnett, Chris Cuomo and many more, Atlanta has ...

BOLTON BLASTS OFF ON TRUMP

The Tweet went up ten minutes after midnight: Interestingly enough, President Trump refers to John Bolton‘s book as “exceedingly tedious,” suggesting that one of these two things is true: In the midst of the ...

BYRON ALLEN “UNLEASHED”

Byron Allen is an American successful story.   Byron Allen is an African American success story.  From more than humble beginnings in Detroit, Michigan, Allen is a mogul, making his fortune as a producer, ...

CPJ TO POLICE, “HALT!”

The Board of Governors of the Committee to Protect Journalists has sent a letter to governors, mayors and police chiefs across the country demanding that they stop assaults on journalists covering the protests. “They ...

ACLU GOES TO BAT FOR MEDIA

Their entire mission is ‘freedom of speech’ for better or in many opinion’s, worse.   But the ACLU has seemingly seen enough of journalists being bullied, pushed, arrested and even hot at by police ...

CNN TURNS 40

“Now here’s the news.” According to CNN.com, that’s how Lois Hart kicked off CNN’s first news broadcast, which took place 40 years ago Monday. CNN is now available to more than 2 billion people ...

ATTACK ON THE MEDIA

Across the country, in markets big and small, journalists on-the-scene of riots, in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, are being targeted. MSNBC‘s Ali Velshi who has been reporting from Minneapolis, where Floyd ...

CNN CREW ARRESTED

According to CNN, one of their crews was arrested by Minnesota state police this morning during a report covering protests over George Floyd’s death. The arrest has drawn an apology from Minnesota governor, Tim ...

PRESS ROOM OR WAR ROOM?

It’s an Executive Order for the ages – and that includes the likes of EO 13769, better known as “The Muslim Ban.”  President Trump signed it Thursday aimed at limiting protections enjoyed by social media ...

CHOPPING BLOCK SYNDROME (CBS)

CBS News is looking more like a slaughterhouse these days, employees at Manhattan headquarters, as well as its owned-and-operated locations, left wondering who is going to be led to meet their demise next. KDKA-TV Pittsburgh laid ...

MUTING THE PRESIDENT

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey suggested that Donald Trump’s conspiracy tweets about Joe Scarborough are better left to the public conversation, “especially with our global leaders,” apparently rejecting calls that the platform remove the president’s posts. Psycho Joe ...

A RATINGS ACE

Turner Sports’ live telecast this past Sunday of a charity golf tournament featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning scored big ratings numbers, continuing a trend of strong ratings performances from ...

REMEMBERING SMALL, A BIG LEGEND

Veteran news executive Bill Small passed away on Sunday after a brief illness unrelated to the coronavirus. The former CBS News Washington Bureau Chief, NBC News President, United Press International President and Chairman of the News & Documentary Emmy Awards, was ...

CORONAVIRUS BUMPS TRUMP 

We’re less than six months away a presidential election, and it’s not the lead. Soak that up for minute. On top of this we have a president seeking re-election that doesn’t exactly suffer from ...

NO, YOU’RE THE DUMMY!

CNN’s Chris Cuomo argued on this show Cuomo Prime Time that President Trump saying he was taking the anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine to prevent Covid-19 was a “distraction.” Cuomo argued not to focus on that, but rather ...

YOU GOT THIS LINDY!

Fox59-Indianapolis Morning News anchor Lindy Thackston has revealed that she is battling colorectal cancer. In a post shared on her social media accounts, Thackston posted the news that she was diagnosed over the last couple of weeks and ...

THE BAD NEWS AIRS

The opening of Mad Men, where that silhouette of a Madison Avenue advertising exec is free falling from a skyscraper, is seemingly oddly prognosticative. Ad demand fell 35% year-over-year in April, marking its lowest point ...

SOLEDAD KEEPS PEERS IN CHECK 

Soledad O’Brien left CNN in 2013 after her contract was no renewed.  She then started her own production company where one of the many services she offers is – herself as an on-air commentator. ...

WCVB’S FINE FAREWELL 

Bill Fine, WCVB Boston president and general manager, will retire later this year. An ABC affiliate, WCVB is owned by Hearst Television. Fine started in broadcasting as a sports anchor. He was president and ...

FROM ANONYMOUS

NewsBlues received this anonymous commentary regarding the proceeding letter from Scripps President and CEO Adam Symson.  We thought we would share: “Gotta admit, times like these separate the great media companies from the not so great. SCRIPPS ...