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>>News organizations sue Orlando for 9-1-1 recordings
>>MSNBC runs year-old riot footage after Baltimore acquittal
>>Former Trump campaign manager promises truth
>>Godzilla is rampaging. Quick, turn on CNN for details
>>Former Detroit anchor arrested on molestation charge
>>Philadelphia congressman resigns after conviction
>>Baltimore hedgehog bomber committed to mental hospital
>>Litigious former anchor has proof she is not a racist
>>Strahan doesn't miss "Live with Kelly and Michael"
>>Producer wants Brian Williams for new NBC comedy
>>Former education reporter hired by school system
>>North Dakota anchor jumps 103 markets to Cincinnati
>>Former Buffalo beauty queen hired in Boston
>>Oklahoma City anchor crosses the street...again
>>Little Rock sports reporter heads to Wichita
>>Another Roanoke news director out the door
>>Academy sues to stop sale of Houston Emmy®
>>Charlotte meteorologist released from hospital
>>Great minds think alike in New York tabloids
>>Mrs. B likes to avoid absolutes



Thursday, June 23
>>Trump refers to Brian Williams in Hillary speech
>>NBC News avoids Williams reference in its reporting
>>Wendy Bell lawsuit threw colleagues under the bus
>>Bell declines to participate in Fox News interview
>>Publication says Bell is suing "for the right to be racist"
>>Lester Holt accepts black journalist of the year award
>>Los Angeles Fox news director exits after two years
>>Flooding forced ESPN out of its riverfront Paris studio
>>Two female executives join "CBS This Morning"
>>Obscenity-laced rant highlights Simmons's HBO debut
>>Sinclair continues hiring young, experienced staff
>>New Houston ND blows up morning anchor team
>>Birmingham station adds former beauty queen
>>Reader backlash builds against ABC's Ginger Zee
>>Most annoying media people in the Bay Area?
>>Wendy Bell dyes her son's hair nuclear magenta
>>Mrs. B has words that are confused and misused

Wednesday, June 22
>>Former Philadelphia anchor's husband headed to prison
>>Will WCAU-10-NBC rehire Renee Chenault-Fattah?
>>Controversial former anchor opens Facebook account
>>Attorney plans to add gender discrimination to lawsuit
>>Fox News host undergoes open heart surgery
>>Report: Bill O'Reilly has a net worth of $85 million
>>CNN plans to charge up to $100K for convention ads
>>Fox News adds former intern as correspondent
>>FAA approves use of drones for news coverage
>>Dish Network sues Tribune Broadcasting
>>Producer says local news managers are insensitive
>>Coverage of mass shootings strain local reporters
>>Phoenix station hires first-time news director
>>Social media producer named ND in Sacramento
>>Toledo news director exits after two years
>>Emmy® Award-winning Dallas reporter quits
>>Longtime Nashville morning anchor out the door
>>Houston sports anchor gone after less than a year
>>Providence sports reporter headed to Tulsa
>>Charlotte station hires Rochester reporter
>>ABC News wins Murrow for third consecutive year
>>Pittsburgh blogger attacks Wendy Bell narcissism
>>Mrs. B hopes you don't have a prostrate problem

Tuesday, June 21
>>Former Pittsburgh anchor sues for reverse discrimination
>>Tampa station apologizes for insensitive Facebook post
>>Management says personnel issue to be handled internally
>>Trump trades insults with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough
>>Former Breitbart News reporter feels vindicated
>>Tribune Publishing officially becomes tronc
>>How tronc plans to leverage artificial intelligence
>>St. Louis news director exits after two years
>>Corpus Christi station hires first-time ND from El Paso
>>Veteran DC reporter leaves under murky circumstances
>>Boston station hires reporter from Sacramento
>>Sinclair adds Emmy® nominated reporter from Tampa
>>ABC scores biggest NBA playoff audience in 18 years
>>NBCUniversal unveils Orlando tribute logo
>>New theme song for NBC's "Sunday Night Football"
>>Today is National Selfie Day, please act accordingly
>>Oklahoma names bridge for former TV meteorologist
>>Fox O&Os renew syndicated TMZ through 2020
>>Turning private tragedy into a public spectacle
>>Mrs. B tosses out some more words you don't need

Monday, June 20
>>Tegna digital director says Disney gator story was a hoax
>>Orlando news department brings in comfort dogs
>>July start for Michaela Pereira morning show on HLN
>>Al Jazeera America correspondent returns to Baltimore
>>Portland anchor follows news director wife to Houston
>>Miami reporter to retire after 43 years in TV news
>>Former Miss Ohio USA to anchor mornings in Columbus
>>Columbus weekend anchor to manage NFL player/son
>>Austin sports guy to rebuild Norfolk sports operation
>>Charlotte assistant ND crosses the street as EP
>>Peoria ND drops 46 markets to Pocatello
>>Florida reporter wants to be voice for the voiceless
>>FCC approves sale of Anchorage station
>>Los Angeles Emmy sold for $369.99 on eBay
>>Portland Trailblazers hire new play-by-play guy
>>Bill Simmons announces first guests on HBO show
>>Mrs. B investigates homonyms

Friday, June 17
>>Donald Trump wants his own cable news network
>>Where have the trusted network news anchors gone?
>>Fox News host's cousin sold guns to Orlando shooter
>>Boston station appeals federal court's Comcast ruling
>>Hoda Kotb replaces NBC's Savannah Guthrie in Rio
>>Buyer found for Los Angeles Times headquarters
>>Tribune standoff with Dish Network continues
>>Dish Network drops NFL Network from lineup
>>When Gordie Howe roughed up Keith Olbermann
>>Sumner Redstone blows up the Viacom board
>>Adweek's TVNewser and TVSpy for sale again?
>>Houston reporter to anchor mornings in Ft. Myers
>>Longtime Omaha meteorologist calls it quits
>>Topeka news director heads to Indianapolis
>>NBA team fires its veteran announcing team
>>Portland anchor bemoans lack of job security
>>Mrs. B celebrates Father's Day

Thursday, June 16
>>Divided reaction to Cooper's gay advocacy
>>Praise and condemnation for loss of impartiality
>>Florida attorney general "disappointed" by interview
>>Atlanta reporter comes out after reading web comments
>>Orlando tragedies brought smiles to reporter selfies
>>New Hampshire reporter found not guilty of DUI
>>Ex-Bloomberg anchor to debut in July on MSNBC
>>Veteran CNN en Espanol anchor quits after 15 years
>>Gawker's first bankruptcy hearing in New York
>>Veteran Savannah anchor moving to Louisiana
>>Longtime St. Louis news anchor dead at 73
>>ABC hires sideline reporter for one night only
>>Atlanta reporter now has 66 regional Emmys®
>>Larry Mendte leads the Emmy® race with 95
>>Mrs. B on transgender reporting

Wednesday, June 15
>>What triggered Trump's decision to revoke credentials?
>>Trump says Amazon using Washington Post as lobbyist
>>CNN's Cooper grills Florida attorney general on gays
>>Shooter called Orlando cable station during massacre
>>Orlando stations rush branding promos to the air
>>Opportunistic TV stations and empty symbolic gestures
>>Reporter, fighting DUI, says she was "stone cold sober"
>>Broadcasting legend retires from Fox Television
>>Boston station replaces 5 p.m. news anchor
>>Former ABC News correspondent joins non-profit
>>Major Tribune investor wants to see the books
>>Tribune blackout continues on Dish Network
>>Charlotte Fox O&O installs a new primary anchor
>>Upstate New York reporter crosses the street
>>Sneak peek at NBC's Olympics beachfront studio
>>Mrs. B wants to simplify your writing

Tuesday, June 14
>>Does media coverage create copycat murderers?
>>Media organizations split on notoriety name game
>>Philly intern recovering from Pulse gunshot wound
>>Telemundo production assistant among victims
>>Viewers tuned to local TV for Pulse smotherage
>>Trump campaign revokes Washington Post credentials
>>Sideline reporter apologizes for insensitive remarks
>>Nexstar and Media General sell crappy little stations
>>Albuquerque promotions girl joins Roanoke show
>>Myrtle Beach stations gets a new morning anchor
>>Austin news director lands at Phoenix station
>>Veteran NHL announcer diagnosed with cancer
>>ESPN boss takes full responsibility for firing BS
>>Mrs. B hopes to avoid any incidences

Monday, June 13
>>Orlando media covers worst shooting in US history
>>Wall-to-wall speculation, supposition, misinformation
>>Politicians, community leaders posture and pose
>>No pause for perspective in rush to be first
>>Network news anchors will pile on tonight
>>Singer's murder lost in media tsunami
>>Tribune stations blacked out on Dish
>>Ziff Davis to buy bankrupt Gawker Media
>>Blondiful eye candy booted for racist remarks
>>Philly cops arrest woman who attacked reporter
>>From the folks who brought you Sum Ting Wong
>>Peoria news director exiting after three years
>>Calkins Media installs interim ND in Huntsville
>>News director hires in Champaign and Dothan
>>Soledad O'Brien on learning to be a boss
>>Former station manager is also a racer
>>Mrs. B lowers the flag to half-staff



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