Friday, January 20, 2012

KHOU Severe Weather Legacy

Yes, that's Dan Rather in this video. He got his start at KHOU in Houston.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Newscast... or Commercial?

WTSP in Tampa is getting a lot of flack for this:




Ken Tonning, general manager at WTSP, compared the spots to promotions anchors might record when a circus comes to town.

"We decided to partner with them in this event and wanted to do something a little different," Tonning said, noting the spot also highlights the station's ticket giveaway, which includes a grand prize winner who sits in the venue's press box. "I don't think there are any ethical issues."

You can read the entire article from the Tampa Bay Times here:

http://www.tampabay.com/features/media/news-anchors-monster-truck-tv-ad-puts-channel-10-in-ethical-jam/1210472

What do you think? Does this cross the line? Comment below.