I SEE THE KTVU APOLOGISTS and interns were out in full force Monday.
Sorry class, IT IS NEWS when a news chopper's pilot--KTVU's responsibility--has a second medical condition that results in another emergency landing.
Common sense should indicate that there's something wrong here--but maybe I'm overestimating the intelligence of some of you folks.
And by the way, I'm not picking on KTVU. If you read this blog with regularity I pretty much pick on everybody, I'm an equal opportunity picker. I just didn't suddenly go off on deep end and decide I was going to rip apart KTVU, they've been doing that themselves just fine lately.
Want proof? Ask KPIX. Further? KRON, although they too being KRON do a fine job.
--If you want false takes this is not your destination.
--Frank Somerville, you have been Foxified. Fully. You too, Mark Ibanez. I wouldn't go so far to say you guys are sellouts --but you're getting close. Mike Mibach, Mr. Softie, is a sellout. But he's a nice guy and talks real well, like a pirate.
--You know it's getting spooky at FOX2 when they've put a gag order on the entire staff--nobody can talk to me --if caught, they immediately have to work for the KPIX 'NightBeat.'
--KTVU new promo slogan: "At least we're not KRON." Back-Up slogan: "There's only one 4."
Even if 'Nightbeat' is on life support, PIX still plans keeping the 1/2 hour news feces on the air in its present form with the woman who touches her hair every five minutes and facebooks sweet nothings to her friends: GAME ON!!...Hey, Dennis, quit looking at her!....Michael Krasny used to have gumption. Now he thinks his shit is so precious he's interviewing experts on cryonics...Bruce Jenkins in the Chron just loves Kate Scott. He's the one...I'm sorry to report that KGO's Katie Marzullo lost her father recently--we wish Katie and family condolences ...Hey, Kate Scott, you should watch Michelle Tafoya--now there's a real woman sports journalist who knows her shit...Memo to Tracey Watkowski, ND at KGO: You gave Heather Ishimaru's old desk to Natasha Zouves? Nice of you --quite sentimental and probably added more zeros to the settlement check that, I'm sure, Disney lawyers will cut to HI...Tim Kawakami: when Timmy has a fissy-hit with you on Twitter, he blocks. Hey Tim? Screw you...The Giants are not thrilled with Dave Flemmings' broadcast schedule even if, publicly, they say so. You'll know why soon...
--Gary Radnich KISSES Darya's ass because he has to--straight from management.
FINALLY: If you want business as usual and wonder bread media minutiae here, this is not your site. Go over the sports guy or have a pastrami with mayo on it and read Ben Fong-Torres.
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