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by (RSS) Uncategorized | February 21st, 2010 12:49am CDT | 1 Comment

“If the local television stations start showing good news, then I know things are getting bad.” That’s what my old boss used to say and he should know.   Jim Redmond was the chair of the University of Memphis  Department of Journalism and a long-time anchor in the Denver market.  Like all teachers and practitioners of […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | January 19th, 2010 3:39pm CDT | 4 Comments

It’s a new year and for me – it means the end of a bold experiment.  For the past year-and-a-half I haven’t watched the nightly local news.  This may not sound “bold” for many of you; after all, viewers have been abandoning local television news in droves – not just in Memphis, but across the […]

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