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Anchor Changes Announced at KBTX

Meredith Stancik is leaving KBTX after ten years with the Bryan, Texas CBS affiliate. The station said she wants to spend more time with her family. “I’m going to miss everyone at KBTX, but at the same time I’m looking forward to spending more time with my two young children,” Stancik said. Show More Summary

Can Marijuana Fuel Jihad?

Zehaf-Bibeau was an Islamist, as well as a pothead. In another notorious case of jihad, one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was not only a dope smoker but a dealer.

Andrew Tyndall Offers 10 ‘Sneaky Ways’ ABC Boosts ‘World News Tonight’ Ratings

With the most entertaining of illustrations (right), The Hollywood Reporter today offers a guest column by Andrew Tyndall, who sees plenty of wizardry–and not as much world news–in the recent ratings rise of ABC’s “World News Tonight”...Show More Summary

American Television: Switching Channels

One of the most popular television shows in America this autumn is called “How to Get Away with Murder”, about a law professor and her students, who become involved in a mysterious killing. Most cable subscribers will find the title an appropriate description of their viewing experience. Show More Summary

Not the right time, PR person

Yucky PR move: school shooting in #Marysville. New York PR outfit @DittoPA moves in, pitching an 'expert' client for commentary. Buzz off. — Sean Robinson (@seanrobinsonTNT) October 24, 2014 The pitch to a State of Washington journalist: From: Danielle Orsino Date: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 12:35 PM Subject: Breaking News: School Shooting To: Hi … Read More

Not so Fast | Lisen Carefully | Cuomo Bros

AllTwitter: Can we really say the Queen of England sent her first tweet when someone else wrote it for her? And more importantly, do we care? TVSpy: NY1 with easily the best advice of the day — “If you came across some strange mucus,...Show More Summary

Internships cause plenty of hardship and woe

Bad internships are like ill-fated summer romances: You go into them with an open heart and all the hope in the world, only to find out after three sizzling months they were using you the whole time. I’ve been fortunate in my fledgling career — and my love life — to steer clear of these summertime abusers. Show More Summary

KSBW Names Brittany Nielsen Weekday Morning Anchor

KSBW has named Brittany Nielsen weekday morning anchor. Nielsen started at the Salinas-Monterey, Calif. NBC affiliate in 2007 as a reporter and was promoted to weekend anchor in 2010. “We consider it an honor to serve the CaliforniaShow More Summary

The Scoreboard: Thursday, October 23

25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 281 | CNN: 132 | MSNBC: 78 | HLN: 85 Primetime: FNC: 445 | CNN: 208 | MSNBC: 90 | HLN: 79 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Cavuto: 174 TheFive: 281 Baier: 267 Greta: 274 O’ReillShow More Summary

Afternoon Lede Check – 10.24.14

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump… (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Canadian ban on printing Rehtaeh Parsons’ name extends to advertisements, family finds

Canada won’t allow its journalists to print Rehtaeh Parsons’ name, because she was a victim of child pornography. That ban extends to advertising, too, one of Parsons’ family members has found, even if an ad only includes what couldShow More Summary

3 Count: Aereo Injunction

Judge issues preliminary injunction against Aereo, LMFAO claims Rick Ross is holding up their legal battle and Google's penalty hits pirate sites hard.

3 Count: Snippet Skirmish

German publishers back down over Google's snippets, hospital patient sues over viral photo and photographer has life work posted on The Pirate Bay.

Will Google Get it Right This Time?

Google has announced new piracy-fighting steps. However, content creators are skeptical about the impact and you likely should too.

3 Count: Long Road

Oracle says Rimini Street hasn't changed its ways, Getty says it has changed it tactics and Voltage Pictures wants to target Australian pirates.

3 Count: Hopping Ahead

Judge sides with Dish Network in AutoHop copyright case, New Girl lawsuit is dismissed and American Airlines and Universal may be squaring off.

3 Count: $1 Billion Question

YouTube hits $1 billion in ContentID payouts, Aereo to face TV broadcasters in court and Microsoft sends some false DMCA notices.

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