Local TV News Is Going #DigitalFirst

Broadcast newsrooms must change philosophy to survive into a digital future.

Former NBC Newsman Jack Perkins Dies

Perkins spent 25 years at NBC News as a correspondent, commentator and anchorman, before taking his talents to cable, where he would host the long-running A&E docuseries Biography from 1994 to 1999. He was 85.

 

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Sinclair Stations Help Trump Sell Campaign Swag

At least 20 Sinclair-owned stations posted “stories” on their website starting last Thursday hyping a new “Keep America Great” hat for sale on the Trump campaign’s website. All of the stories appear to have initially linked directly to the campaign’s online store, though that link has since been removed on some of the stories.

Facebook News Effort To Use Human Curators

A news section inside Facebook’s mobile app will be run by journalists and not just algorithms, the company says.

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WLEX Host Fired After Focusing On Mitch McConnell

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WOFL Orlando News Director Resigns

Jeff Zeller, news director for Fox-owned WOFL Orlando, Fla., has quit. Zeller’s departure follows that of Allyson Meyers, who last month announced her resignation as general manager. She was replaced by Mike McClain.