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Broadcast Bits: Episode 9

Broadcast television mega mergers have paved the way for a few enormous corporations to dominate the local television landscape. A handful of corporations control a majority of local television news outlets in America.

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 7

Providing emergency weather information is one of the most important responsibilities a local television station has. There are many different approaches to severe weather seen across the country.

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 6

  As newsroom budgets shrink, more journalists are asked to pick up cameras. An economic bottom line is often used as justification to make people assume more responsibilities and added duties. KING-TV news photographer Andy Wallace started his career at a cable news outlet in Ohio, before moving across the …

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 5

  Tremendous economic power is being consolidated as broadcast corporations continue to merge with one another.  New age media economics can be characterized by a small number of local television news station operators owning hundreds of local news stations across the country. University of Delaware Professor Dr. Danilo Yanich says …

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Broadcast Bits: Episode 4

The structure of a local television news has not changed much for decades. However, there is tremendous change and experimentation happening within a television station’s digital footprint. Two innovative journalists discuss web-centric initiatives they lead in this Broadcast Bits: Episode 4 podcast.

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