Posts Tagged ‘cameraman’

Proper: “Vince Crop Dusters, Inc” Vest Wins the Prize for Best MSM Camera Operator Garb

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The BMSMCOG Award for 2011 goes to this fellow.

As seen in the basement of City Hall:

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Simply marvelous.

KRON’s Invizable Cameraperson – But Don’t Laugh, This Reporter is More Famous and More Salaried Than You

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Are one-person news teams The Future?

KRON-TV seems to think so.

So:

“And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by”

Goes to:

“And all I ask is a tripod and a Pontiac Vibe with a wheel to steer her by

Or something like that.

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The Reason Why It’s Reasonable for Current TV to “Censor” “News” About North Korea

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

So, if two of your family members get kidnapped and the cops tell you that it’s best not to say anything about the matter and then the neighbors start peppering you with queries, what do you do?

That’s kind of the situation that’s facing managers at dumbed-down, youth-oriented Current TV (you can read the Wikipedia entry they wrote about themselves here). The problem is that anybody can post anything about the detention of Laura Ling and Euna Lee at Current.com and the North Koreans might not take too kindly to what’s posted there.

The kind of post that’s routinely getting taken down from Current.com:

So Current has taken to unposting submissions about this matter at Current.com. Fair enough. They’re not really “censoring” in the literal sense of course, they’re simply suppressing all commentary about this case on their own site. That’s probably a good move.  

In fact, Current might actually welcome this kind of criticism from Phil Bronstein, in a good-cop/bad-cop, game theory way, showing that they get it, that they’re bending over backwards to be conciliatory, to say sorry in a Fish Called Wanda fashion.

(I’m not saying these two people were kidnapped – maybe they were and maybe they weren’t. It’s tough to know for sure when you’re literally in the Vanguard)

Patience, people. All will be explained by all concerned when this matter gets resolved.