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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

WFAA anchor troubles, Lana Hughes and J.P. Pritchard, SA TV shake-up and more

Former radio reporter Michelle Merhar shot this video of former 740 KTRH anchors Lana Hughes and J.P. Pritchard being inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. Today the duo was replaced by talker Matt Patrick.
- Roger Gray's comments
- blogHOUSTON comments on change
- Local listeners will miss Lana and J.P. on KTRH

WFAA8 anchor/reporter facing escalating legal difficulties
Uncle Barky has an update.

Stephen Colbert messes with Texas, questions our patriotism after KTRK report
Stephen Colbert found a new reason to mess with Texas on The Colbert Report after KTRK 13 report.

Glenn Beck ready for Dallas move
Beck is planning to move to a much larger 7-bedroom home in the suburbs of Dallas where he'll pay $20,000 monthly for a mansion, complete with a pool in a state with less taxes to pay.

Marc Vandermeer of SportsRadio 610 or Baghdad Bob?
Why is Houston Media Watch comparing Vandermeer to Baghdad Bob?

Stations plan big changes in daytime lineup
The landscape of morning and afternoon television is changing dramatically in San Antonio, with the most stunning alterations happening on ABC affiliate KSAT.

New Austin HD radio station plays nothing but metal
Chuck Loesch's No Control Radio launched Friday on 107.1 FM HD2. Owner Emmis Austin Radio claims the new signal, which is an expansion of the 11-year-old "No Control" program on 101X, is the nation's only round-the-clock commercial metal station.

Jedi Mind Tricks: Bait 'N' Switch and the Hidden One-Man-Band Clause
Reporter candidates are told about the parameters of the job only to find out those parameters had mysteriously changed when they arrived for an interview.

Weather gal's sunny outlook
Weather reporter Heidi Jones is hoping a technicality will free her from charges that she lied to cops by making up an account of being attacked by a mysterious pervert.

Sharathon Success!
KPRC 2's Jennifer Reyna says 89.3 KSBJ Sharathon a great success.

Old TV news footage saves local history
KTBC-TV photographer hoarded film for decades.

Spurned DJ finds new home
Former KUT record spinner Larry Monroe spins new web.

- CBS Changing Its Morning Routine
- Fox News to Replace Beck With ‘The Five’
- Glenn Beck's Last Fox News Show: Recap Of The Finale (VIDEO)
- Mark Halperin Suspended Indefinitely from MSNBC
- 'All My Children' to Air Final Episode on Sept. 23
- Broadcast Morning Shows Add 1.2 Million Viewers in Past Year
- Undercover Cameras Allegedly Bust Chris Hansen for Affair with local reporter
- Oops: MSNBC Airs Multiple F-Bombs In Casey Anthony Coverage
- Stephen Colbert super PAC gets FEC blessing

- The seven steps to a successful aggregation strategy for your news organization
- Journalists, take another look at Tumblr
- Mike McGuff on Tumblr
- Hyperloco
- @FoxNewsPolitics Twitter Account Hacked
- Apple posts Final Cut FAQ, says features to return
- Adobe Offers Final Cut Users 50% Discount on Premiere Pro CS5.5

- 740 KTRH replaces Lana Hughes and J.P. Pritchard; KTRH is now NewsTalk 740
- VIDEO: KHOU 11 anchor Lucy Noland says goodbye to Houston
- Talk 650 KIKK announces new programming lineup
- KTRK 13 launches Katishia Cosley's 'Deals' on Live Well HD Network
- Ed Brandon returns to KTRK 13 newscasts
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