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Best Local TV News in Detroit

Discussion pertaining to Detroit, Ann Arbor, Port Huron, and SW Ontario
Deleted User 14888

Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:30 pm

Who has the best News in The Motor City, Is it WJBK, WDIV or WXYZ. My favorite is by far Channel 7.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Toggs » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:54 pm

Probably WDIV because they seem to take a more serious approach, like actually dealing with real issues, and less fluff. BTW, did you notice they all seem to over empasize black viewpoints? Whenever they talk to the people on the street about gas prices, etc. they almost always only ask black people( probably because the stations are in black areas), but still they could make an effort to talk to INTELLIGENT people or ones who can actually express themselves!



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:01 pm

I think 7 is probably the one that is the most balanced in respect to White and Black Issues and Interviews, Just my opinion.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by FET-500 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:47 pm

WXYZ has become an outlet for infomercials produced by The Cleveland Clinic and Consumer Reports. I feel like I'm watching them swirl the drain, and for that reason I continue to watch.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by stopnswop2 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:50 pm

WDIV for sure


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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Deleted User 8570 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:08 am

7...

2 has always seemed like a joke and 4 is too tabloidish for my liking...



Mr.Transistor
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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Mr.Transistor » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:54 am

WXYZ Channel 7 - the best IMO



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by mikemach » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:25 am

I usually go with 7, except 2 at 10pm.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Circle Seven » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:01 pm

Depends on what time of the day.
Before the better half gets up, I watch mostly Channel 7 because I can mute the boob tube and still read the "tickertape" below to see what's going on.
Once she's up, it's Channel 2 until Wendy goes off at 1.

In the evening, it's all about the eye candy.
Glenda whenever she is on. Karen Drew when Glenda is not on.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by WheresTheRemote » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:49 pm

CH20. Hour in the morning, hour at night. More than enough


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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Bobbert » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:54 pm

Toggs wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:54 pm
Probably WDIV because they seem to take a more serious approach, like actually dealing with real issues, and less fluff. BTW, did you notice they all seem to over empasize black viewpoints? Whenever they talk to the people on the street about gas prices, etc. they almost always only ask black people( probably because the stations are in black areas), but still they could make an effort to talk to INTELLIGENT people or ones who can actually express themselves!
I think there is some kind of informal rule that a black person always has to be interviewed, if possible. It's funny to see a black person being interviewed at a shopping mall with nothing but white people in the background.



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:22 am

Watched that New News channel, NewsNet they are my new favorite along with Shingles, A bad case of Gas, Diarrhea, Cold sores, Athletes Foot and anything else that’s bad, this crap is worthless, this NewsNet sucks!



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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by mtburb » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:17 pm

I rarely watch the local TV news these days, but I do occasionally turn on 2 during the morning for something to have on in the background while I mull on my PC.


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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:43 pm

Circle Seven wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:01 pm
Depends on what time of the day.
Before the better half gets up, I watch mostly Channel 7 because I can mute the boob tube and still read the "tickertape" below to see what's going on.
Once she's up, it's Channel 2 until Wendy goes off at 1.

In the evening, it's all about the eye candy.
Glenda whenever she is on. Karen Drew when Glenda is not on.
I'll never understand straight guys' perverted boob obsession. Lol


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Re: Best Local TV News in Detroit

Post by Deleted User 14888 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:37 pm

Boob tube just another name for 📺 TV



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