Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Speaking of plagiarism...

...if someone copies someone else's words, we call it plagiraism. However, if one network copies an idea for a program, we call it competition.

And that is a nice segue into this story about television networks preparing to create game shows along the lines of 'Deal or No Deal'.

Plagiarism? Competition? You decide.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Nancy Grace...a plagiarist?

Does lifting 359 words from someone constitute plagiarism? Read the details here as you make up your mind.

Anchors away?

One report suggests there are only three legitimate news anchors remaining on network TV. Who are they? Read more here.

Is NPR wasting its $225M gift?

A Boston Globe columnist insists it could be doing more. Order up a burger and fries and read on.

Plamegate...it's origins

According to Slate.com, how about an on-the-record interview! Read more here.

It's not raining men...in television news

The story and additional details can be accessed here.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Nightline gaining on Letterman?

Hey, don't laugh...the numbers tell the story.

An increase in international news coverage

It's a pity that it took 9/11 to make it happen. Additional details here.

Katie Couric's toughest challenge?

The suggested answer probably won't surprise you. Check out the answer here.

Covering war more dangerous than ever

The details here.

Quality over quantity?

Some media outlets appear to believe that the type of consumer they attract is more important than the number they attract. Details here.

What in the name of Henry Luce is going on here?

Time, Inc. is about to sell most of its magazines? Read more here.