Ray Nagin sentencing coverage on WDSU

WDSU’s coverage begins at 10 a.m. Click through for details.

Cringeworthy headline of the day

This gem comes to us from the Evansville Courier & Press. Oops.

Study: TV/Media employs psychopaths

Well. That’s comforting. The study, from a researcher at Oxford University, ranks TV/media among the top three professions with the most psychopathic personalities employed.

Watch: NBC’s Brian Williams Addresses Elon University Grads

Guest Post: 10 Tips for Breaking Into Broadcast News

Chris Pollone is a freelance correspondent for NBC News Channel. Prior to moving to New York City he worked at the NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. for 11 years. Today, he shares his 10 tips for breaking into broadcast news:

Former Alabama reporter gives up a lot, gains a lot in move to New York City

You’d think that standing on 5th Avenue, just yards from the Empire State Building, with police, tourists and business people swarming everywhere, would drive home the reality that I was finally reporting on the nation’s biggest stage.

Councilwoman Stacy Head Headlines Press Club’s 2013 Gridiron Show

Next Tuesday (3/19) is a chance for you to attend a no-holds-barred event featuring the news media and public officials taking shots at each other. Sounds great, right? Councilwoman Stacy Head is the headliner of this year’s Press Club of New Orleans Gridiron Show… and nothing is off limits.

SWTV Year in Review (Part Two)

The last 12 months have been a whirlwind. Here’s a look back at the last six months of 2012 and how they were covered on this website. [ Earlier: Year in Review Part One ] JULY > We met the most awkward reporter in the world > I wrote about the Sean Payton Saga > […]

SWTV Year in Review (Part One)

The last 12 months have been a whirlwind. Here’s a look back at the first six months of 2012 and how they were covered on this website. Part two will be revealed Monday. JANUARY > I announced that I would run my first half marathon to raise money ($5,000 goal) for research into EB, the disease that […]

CNN’s Don Lemon in Twitter War with Jonah Hill

Check out this item on Mediaite about what transpired between CNN anchor Don Lemon and actor Jonah Hill when they crossed paths in a hotel. Among other things, Lemon says Hill treated him “like the help.”

Top TV Markets for Olympic Viewing

Olympic viewing reached record levels during the London games. In fact, the summer Olympics was the most-watched event in TV history. As a result, the top 56 metered markets saw a significant bump in viewership during the Olympics’ 17-day run. New Orleans (WDSU) ranked 24th nationally in viewership. The rest of the list is HERE.

T-P Layoffs: Today’s Front Page

The Demise of the T-P

I don’t need to get into the value of The Times-Picayune to this city. It’s been clear for generations. It likely has never been through a finer period than the past six years. Whether it was chronicling the aftermath of Katrina (Pulitzer-winning coverage), the Gulf Oil Spill or the Saints’ run to the Super Bowl […]

New Orleans Media: News and Notes

Catching up on a few things here before the end of the year… It’s been a tough 2011 at WGNO-TV. Management laid off a friend of mine, Jessica Holly, and several other staffers just in time for Christmas. Terrible. Also, longtime WWL-TV feature reporter Frank Davis is semi-retiring. I wish him the best. I’ve never […]