Moving forward and onward; thanks for the support and kind words --walking near the bay and breathing fresh air helps too.
*The biggest gap in this town was on full display Tuesday night; as news poured in from the Indiana Primary and Don Trump's BIG victory over Ted Cruz, (who subsequently dropped out) I saw no real TV News political analysis; in fact, the best summations came from radio on KCBS. Its political analyst, Marc Sandalow, offered the very best up-to-date spin on Trump's victory and how he (like many others) thoroughly underestimated The Donald's political fortunes. After Sandalow's two cents came Political Reporter, Doug Sovern, who explained now that Trump is effectively the GOP nominee, California's primary would be insignificant now--how true.
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*I'm prone to rip KRON and its management; duh! But I salute its decision to add another newscast (at 10 PM); let's just hope the new addition isn't going to be mostly reruns from earlier newscasts.
*Last KRON item: I have no idea why "Antenna TV" was 86ed from KRON's digital platform. But I sure got a lot of questions from readers. Folks, so you love old TV shows, I get it, try going to You Tube.
*KTVU Plus will be handy in the event of, say, a natural disaster like an earthquake and other legitimate breaking news. Other than that, its simply an extra KTVU platform. Those splashy new ads heralding its launch are sort of overblown, just my opinion.
*Oh, sorry, one last KRON item: as long as we're talking about passed-over anchors who might be ticked over the latest hire, we bring you underrated J.R. Stone who might be slightly shaking his head.
*For those that think you have to have riveting idiots on local TV News to draw a younger demo I offer you Cecilia Vega, late of KGO-TV and the Chronicle and now the weekend prime anchor on ABC News. Smart, cool, and yes, damn great-looking. What a concept.
*Sports-Talk radio transactions in the afternoon; I knew about it but really, who cares? Between the updates disguised as "news" and commercial overload, the existing ten minutes of real time content per hour doesn't warrant any big coverage here.
*Hey, Tom Tolbert on Warriors radio playoff games-- I like your analysis; the spot-on takes; the winning chemistry with PBP guy, Tim Roye, but constructive criticism, Tom: too many jokes and pop-culture references ruin an otherwise perfect broadcast.
*415 Media Question to anybody: who's bigger now, Warriors or SF Giants?
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