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The Ultimate Philadelphia Klout Ranking

Klout, Inc. was founded in San Francisco in 2009. It measures online influence by using data from Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, WordPress and a bunch […]

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New Michael Smerconish Show to Debut on CNN This Week

Michael Smerconish’s new eponymous CNN show will debut at 9am Saturday, according to Mediabistro’s TVNewser.

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Requiem for a Meme: Bob Costas’ Pink Eye

The 2014 Winter Olympics just became a whole lot less entertaining with the announcement that Matt Lauer will replace Bob Costas in the main anchor […]

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Would Bob Costas Be On TV With Pink Eye If He Were a Woman?

If you haven’t been tuning in to NBC’s Olympics 2014 coverage, then you might now know that veteran Olympics anchor Bob Costas has been showing […]

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Action News Does Great Job Helping Residents Without Power, Reports Action News

Like many of you, I’ve been watching more local TV news over the past few weeks. It’s been cold and snowy and icy and fewer […]

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Say Goodbye to the 6ABC Zoo Balloon

Adieu, masterful piece of corporate branding that we came to love. The 6ABC zoo balloon, slated to um, fold at the end of the year […]

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TV Ratings Don’t Lie: Winners and Losers in Yesterday’s Weather Wars

The biggest ratings days of the year for local TV are bad weather days. That’s why the entire weather team comes in, coverage is expanded […]

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WATCH: Best News Bloopers of 2013

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TV News Is Broken and The Ratings Suck. So Tell Your Own Story.

For most of my adult life, I have been a walking billboard for media access. A week doesn’t go buy that someone stops me to […]

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Nicole Brewer vs. Katie Fehlinger In a Tug-of-War

Of course Nicole Brewer would wear heels to a tug-of-war.

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WATCH: Diane Sawyer Heads Back to Strawberry Mansion High School

Since Diane Sawyer first visited Strawberry Mansion high school last May, Nightline reports, several positive developments have occurred. One, the school is no longer on […]

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Why Did Al Roker and Matt Lauer Undergo a Dangerous Prostate Exam on Live TV?

In November, the men of the Today show stopped shaving to raise awareness for men’s health, specifically testicular and prostate cancer. November is a key […]

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And Now, a Song About Mort Crim, Ron Burgundy and Anchorman

On Wednesday morning, I published an interview with Mort Crim, the former Philadelphia news anchor who inspired Will Ferrell to create Ron Burgundy and Anchorman. […]

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Mike Nutter on CNN: I Don’t Know If Knockout Game Is Real

Mayor Nutter showed up on CNN’s new program The 11th Hour to chat with anchor Don Lemon (not an old person, despite the name) about […]

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Listen to Mort Crim, Will Ferrell’s Inspiration for Anchorman, Recite the Film’s Iconic Lines [UPDATED]

In case you haven’t been paying attention, Anchorman 2 is coming out soon, and Will Ferrell has been making the (early) publicity rounds, including by […]