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Breaking News

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It’s a question I get from people who know I work in television: Why do special report openings have countdowns?

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You’ve probably seen the oft-shared post on social media about how news consumers should actually consume breaking news coverage.

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When word of breaking news begins appearing, you have to go past the old saying, ‘Consider the source.’ On Thursday, we learned actor and …

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Anything can happen on live television, a lesson a Northern California reporter nearly struck by a car found out Tuesday morning. If you’ve ever …

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It’s quite an undertaking to put 2015 in review. Like every other year, this one has had its share of big, notable stories. But …

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Fifty-two years ago tomorrow, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. The JFK assassination marked the birth of breaking news on TV.

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When people complain about coverage of pending severe weather, what do they really want? Sustained winds within Hurricane Joaquin had strengthened enough for the …

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Viewers in Virginia, and subsequently, everywhere else, witnessed a murder on live television this morning. Murders happen on television every day. Most of the …

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Covering Ebola is a no-win scenario for journalists, because no matter how much or how little they report, they’re accused of doing it wrong.

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NBC and TMZ were accused of failing to overcome the pressure of rushing to report unconfirmed details to news consumers in Clippers coverage as …

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All this week, I’m highlighting the year’s top posts in my key categories on the days those categories are most likely to be featured, …

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The Kennedy Assassination represented not only the death of a president but the birth of breaking news coverage on television. But in the five …

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