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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

KXAN 36's Hadlock, anonymous commenters and more

KXAN celebrates 20 years with Hadlock
For the last 20 years, since 1990, Robert Hadlock has been reporting stories at KXAN -- making him the longest-serving local news anchor in Austin.

Banned from commenting on The Houston Chronicle's website
Prolific anonymous newspaper commenter talks why he does it.
- Confessions of an online moderator

Dallas Morning News planning paid website?
News and Tech reports The Dallas Morning News plans to convert a portion of its website to paid access within the next six months.
- DMN tells Dallas Observer that paywall report is not true

When hurricanes own TV live reporters
The videos of them getting knocked down during the storm.

All Beatles, all the time in Corpus Christi, at the former AC "Star 107.3"
KRSR, Ingleside, Texas abruptly switched to a fulltime Beatles format.

Austin DJ to retire after decades on air
Longtime Austin deejay Larry Monroe is retiring after nearly 30 years on the air at Austin's Public Radio station KUT.

TV anchor Chuck Scarborough's daughter Ellie launches for heartbroken gals
When Ellie Scarborough split with the guy she thought was the love of her life, the first thing she did was call her dad, Chuck - the veteran NBC4 news anchorman and father figure to thousands of other New Yorkers.

Rangers TV announcers can focus on field now
Rangers TV team of Josh Lewin and Tom Grieve talks team.

Shelby Hodge stars in Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has placed the spotlight on the city's preeminent social scribe and CultureMap editor-at-large, Shelby Hodge. S

Texas Tribune’s Evan Smith on the many tensions of technology
Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune leads a discussion that focuses on the not-always-obvious tensions implicit in innovation.

This year's advice for journalism students
Things are changing have really changed out there for journalism college students - what you need to know.

London Broadcasting buys KIII-TV
Dallas-based London Broadcasting Co., Inc. on Tuesday completed the purchase of KIII-TV, bringing the end of locally owned television stations in Corpus Christi.

- KHOU 11's Alex Sanz welcomes new duties
- VIDEO: 11 News I-Team launches on KHOU
- Ken Hoffman replaced by former Jim Rome producer on 1560 The Game
- Retro Television Network (RTV) on air in Houston
- KIAH 39 9pm producer Adam Silverstein on to KSTU Fox 13 COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here