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Cover Story: If Sinclair Broadcast Group’s planned purchase of Tribune Media goes through, it will own half the commercial television stations in OKC

Cover Story: If Sinclair Broadcast Group’s planned purchase of Tribune Media goes through, it will own half the commercial television stations in OKC

Cover Story: If Sinclair Broadcast Group’s planned purchase of Tribune Media goes through, it will own half the commercial television stations in OKC.

News9/Oklahoma Gazette mayoral election poll

Poll results indicate challenger Ed Shadid will need to energize new voters in significant numbers to wage a successful challenge. Results of the poll were weighted by sex and age and were adjusted using a model reflecting participation in previous Oklahoma City mayoral elections. The poll was conducted from February 17 to 19, 2014. Selected

Oklahoma’s public defenders

I remember when public airwaves were made available for public good, to inform us about what was going on in the world, not to tell us what we were supposed to think about it. The celebrity culture of broadcasting has changed this, combing news and editorial comment (My Two Cents, et al.), along with the

Jump back, Loretta!

Credit: Brad Gregg After more than 40 years on KWTV Channel 9, the longtime meteorologist will trade in his Doppler for a spiffy corporate role with Griffin Communications, the station’s parent company. England’s final broadcast on Aug. 30 will be a Friday (night in the big town) for the ages. “The impact that he has

In cars

His frustration stems from TV coverage of the EF3 tornado that swept through sections of Central Oklahoma on May 31. That’s when Morgan urged viewers who couldn’t get underground to a shelter to “leave south Oklahoma City and go south. Do it right now.” A little later, Morgan repeated that a tornado warning was in

Mother and son

Pam Chandler and Abbey Credit: Shannon Cornman The two were brought together May 22 at Southwest Integris Medical Center, where Chandler is recovering from a broken arm. The had been separated shortly after the twister, when Chandler was transported to the hospital by ambulance. “My baby. Hi, sweetie,” Chandler squealed as she saw Abby for

Watching history

“The addition of television news archives is extremely valuable in helping us preserve and share the history of our state,” said Bob Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The collection includes more than 34,000 tapes with real-time, eyewitness accounts depicting historical events from the 1950s through the 1990s. The videos, films and other

Super sizing

Credit: Brad Gregg KWTV Channel 9’s Gary England and KFOR-TV Channel 4’s Mike Morgan batted around the usual, tiresome comparisons: quarter-sized, golf ball-sized, baseball-sized, softball-sized. Yawn. Morgan briefly livened things by suggesting some of the hail was grapefruit-sized, but we took a look outside and think he got his grapefruits and clementines confused. But then

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