Sunday Talk

Face the State WFSB   11 a.m

Host: Dennis House

A look back at 2012, and Face the State on WFSB’s 55th anniversary

Moderator:  Dennis House

Guests:   Former Face the State moderators Larrye deBear, Don Noel, and Duby McDowell

preview:   http://dennishouse.wordpress.com/2012/12/20/face-the-state-looks-back-at-2012/

Ct Capitol Report  FoxCT Saturday 9:00 am, Sunday 10:30 am

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The Real Story FoxCT  Saturday 9:30 am, Sunday 10 am

Hosts: Laurie Perez and Al Terzi

Re-airing of program on Fiscal Cliff negotiations

The Stan Simpson Show Fox CT Saturday, 6:30 amonline at http://www.ctnow.com/stan

Host: Stan Simpson

Re-airing of Tribute to Arnold Dean

Focus on Connecticut News12 Saturday: 7:30 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm.Sunday: 2:30 am, 7:30 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Host: Tom Appleby

St. Rep. Terrie Wood (R) 141st, Darien & Norwalk

St. Rep. Kim Fawcett (D) 133rd, Fairfield & Westport

St. Rep. William Tong (D) 147th, Stamford & New Canaan

St. Rep. Livvy Floren (R) 149th, Greenwich & Stamford

St. Rep. Tom O’Dea (R)125th, New Canaan & Wilton

St. Sen. Toni Boucher (R) 26th, Bethel, New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, Westport, Wilton

CTN: Capitol Report: Week in Review Sunday at 8 pm      Replays of: The Real Story (8:30 PM), Face the State (9:00 pm),The Stan Simpson Show (9:30 pm)

Annie Rourke Leaving 8

 Annie Rourke
We’re told that one of the most solid reporters in the television market is leaving – Annie Rourke of WTNH. She has been a mainstay at Channel 8 for almost 7 years, reporting for NBC30 and WFSB before that. Apparently the parting is amicable…but she will be missed by the viewers and, colleagues say, by her co-workers.

The Media Really, Really Cared

Bernard L. Kavaler

Public relations consultant (and former press aide to many) Bernard Kavaler observes  that there was something different about the media’s tone during the coverage of Newtown:

To underestimate the complexity of the task ahead would be unwise. Remedies will certainly not be easy to assemble. But after the heartbreak of Sandy Hook Elementary, there may finally be a loud enough chorus and sufficient national will — driven by elected leaders, reporters covering them, and everyday Americans — to earnestly try.

Tribune Drops AP

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Tribune newspapers have dropped the Associated Press, the “gold standard” of wire services. Here in Connecticut this means the Hartford  Courant won’t be able to make use of the AP’s stories.

Journal Register Co. to Be Auctioned Off

NewHavenRegister[1]360496_JournalRegister[1]The Journal Register Co. which oversees the publication of numerous CT media outlets has announced that it will be sold at auction early next year. The company, based in Yardley, PA, has 18 newspapers and other media properties in 10 states, including CT properties the New Haven Register, The Middletown Press, The Register Citizen, CT Bulletin, Shoreline Times, CT-Post Chronicle and Connecticut Magazine. The JRC filed for bankruptcy protection in September for the second time in three years and hopes to reduce pensions and other costs through a quick sale of the media company’s assets.

Ex-New Haven Register Reporter named Editor of The Globe

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The Boston Globe announced Thursday that Brian McGrory will be the Boston Globe’s Editor. McGrory has CT roots as he started his career in journalism at the New Haven Register before joining the Globe in 1989.

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