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by autolab
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: TV5 Better Holiday Deals
Replies: 7
Views: 3351

TV5 Better Holiday Deals

How can David Custer and Meg McLeod claim to be journalists when they're forced to read infomercials in the station's annual Better Deals "show"? Station management (GM, News Director, Sales Director) all should be fired for allowing this breach of fundamental journalistic ethics. Plus it's just pla...
by autolab
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: ABC12 Your trusted source for the most dramatic weather forecast
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Re: ABC12 Your trusted source for the most dramatic weather forecast

WNEM goes overboard on everything -- example #152: the Road Warriors. I thought things would get better when Ian and Al left... but nope.

Chris Easlick is about the only TV5 met that gets how to do a real forecast without resulting to the sky is falling when we get 1+ inches of snow.
by autolab
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: ABC12 Your trusted source for the most dramatic weather forecast
Replies: 8
Views: 3192

Re: ABC12 Your trusted source for the most dramatic weather forecast

The mandate to "hype up" the forecasts comes from the top: their GM, News Director and Chief Met.
by autolab
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WNEM Craig McMorris retiring??
Replies: 6
Views: 5290

Re: WNEM Craig McMorris retiring??

Different management. Same old BS. This is why morale is so low at the rusty nickel.
by autolab
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: Smirk Jacobson is back, and he’s a high roller!
Replies: 1
Views: 2016

Re: Smirk Jacobson is back, and he’s a high roller!

Good for Marc. Glad he is doing well in Vegas as he takes care of his family matters.
by autolab
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Flint, Tri-Cities, and The Thumb
Topic: WNEM Craig McMorris retiring??
Replies: 6
Views: 5290

Re: WNEM Craig McMorris retiring??

HL101 can't help himself. He needs to ALWAYS be the center of attention... and have the last word. If he can't make it in local TV, then HL101 feels he needs to criticize others -- most notably his former coworkers at WNEM and WEYI.