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OKG Newsletter

Topic: OETA

Gerry Bonds invites you into ‘The Living Room’

Longtime TV anchor moves to radio.


Carmen Forman
The second episode of a longtime Oklahoma journalist’s new radio program on KOSU-FM, “The Living Room with Gerry Bonds,” will focus on education in America.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Death to Elmo?

A Tuttle legislator plans to phase out funding for public television.


Clifton Adcock
An effort is under way at the state Capitol to shut down funding for the state’s public television network, the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Save Elmo!

Letters to the Editor

Stephen N. Kennedy
Regarding “Death to Elmo?” (News, Clifton Adcock, Nov. 16, Gazette), OETA shows documentaries on chimpanzees and gorillas, but I have yet to see a show on OETA about evolution.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Elmo A-OK?

Letters to the Editor

Carl Hall
Regarding “Death to Elmo?” (News, Clifton Adcock, Nov. 16, Gazette), which concerned a proposal to end state funding for OETA:
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

What OETA means

Letters to the Editor

John McCarroll
We were a little perplexed to see a letter to the editor from Carl Hall (“Elmo A-OK?” Dec. 7, Oklahoma Gazette) stating that no one from OETA had answered his wife’s email about the impact of state funding cuts.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

CFN Quote of the week

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Dust to dust

The latest film by acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns chronicles a dark, dusty chapter in Oklahoma history.


Phil Bacharach
Even after 80-plus years, Oklahoma remains firmly identified with, and haunted by, the Dust Bowl.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Real must-see TV

Letters to the Editor

Susan K. Schmidt
We all can agree there is too much violence in the U.S. Each of us is damaged by the constant violence we witness, which includes steady exposure to violence on television. How can we get the writers, directors and actors to focus on more uplifting fare in place of the steady diet of murders while still protecting our freedom of speech?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

TV guider

Colleagues pay tribute to OETA station manager Bill Thrash, a legend in local television broadcasting.


Tim Farley
A veteran television broadcaster, OETA station manager and program director Bill Thrash passed away July 15 after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 73.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013