Posting about The Post

As Only in Bridgeport points out, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is unhappy about what he calls inaccuracies in reporting by the Connecticut Post so he’s used Facebook to make his case.

Mark His Words

Mark Oppenheimer, who writes on religion for the New York Times and directs the Yale Journalism Initiative, will speak at Central Connecticut State University on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Constitution Room of Memorial Hall.  His talk will focus on the issue of how to report fairly on various religious claims.

A New Addition to NBC CT

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Abbey Niezgoda has been added to NBC Connecticut’s roster as a reporter.

Abbey previously worked for WLNE-TV ABC6 in Providence, RI. She has covered stories ranging from the Boston Marathon bombings to the arrest of NFL star Aaron Hernandez to the Blizzard of 2013. While in Rhode Island she made headlines  when she was attacked by a woman while reporting on a shooting at a kindergarten graduation party.

Matt’s Back

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Matt Scott is back forecasting the weather – now on Fox61. He’s best known for his years at WTNH, but also did some fill-in work at News12. We’re told he’s helping out while Rachel Frank is off getting married.

New Metro Editor at the New Haven Register

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James Walker has been named Metro Editor at the New Haven Register.  He comes to The Register from the Norwalk Hour, where he served as city editor for seven years.

Hartford Courant Bracing for Cuts

Tribune has announced it plans to make cuts at its newspapers, which include the Hartford Courant. With Tribune planning to hold onto its broadcast stations (including Fox61) they seem to be readying their print holdings for the sale.

Sunday Talk

Face the State WFSB 11 am

Host: Dennis House

This Sunday at 11AM on Face the State on WFSB Channel 3

The Obamacare Debate

Guests: Arielle Levin Becker,  Connecticut Mirror

Zach Janowski, Yankee Institute

Kevin Counihan,  Access Health CT

 

The race for governor

Guests: Kevin Rennie, Hartford Courant, Daily Ructions

Derek Slap,  Chief of Staff, Senate Democrats

Don Pesci, CT Commentary, Red Notes from Blue State

 

Flashback:   Interview with Jack Ruby’s Brother

Reported by Dennis House,  December 1991

Preview:  http://dennishouse.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/rubys-brother-jack-didnt-want-to-kill-oswald/

 

CT Capitol Report FoxCT Sunday 10:30 am

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Host: Tom Dudchik
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The Real Story FoxCT Sunday 10 am

Hosts: Laurie Perez and Al Terzi


What you need to know for open enrollment in Connecticut’s health exchange, starting Tuesday.

Guest: Jason Madrak, Marketing Manager, Access Health Connecticut

Where the fight for common sense gun control measures goes from here.

Guests: Monte Frank, Newtown Action Alliance & Rev. Henry Brown, Mothers United Against Violence

What’s wrong with Gov. Malloy’s  “energy” plan, which encourages  homeowners to convert to natural gas?

Guest: Chris Herb, President, CT Energy Marketers Association

 

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

Host: Stan Simpson

CT Education Reform – Myth or Reality?
Guests: Gwen Samuel of CT Parents Network and CT Council on Education Reform Executive  Director. Katie Roy talk about whether there is progress on CT education reforms.

Strategies for Inspiring Youth
Guest: Author Jay Barnett talks about his new book “Finding Our Lost Kings & Queens” and his goal to inspire youth to think big.

The People v. Tate George (Former UConn star on trial in NJ for alleged Ponzi scheme)
Guests: WTIC Sportscaster Scott Gray and Attorney James Bergenn give their thoughts on former UConn player Tate George, who is on trial in New Jersey for allegedly operating a fraudulent Ponzi scheme that ripped off millions from investors.


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

First Selectman Candidate Helen Garten

(D ) Westport

First Selectman Candidate Jim Marpe

(R) Westport

 

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)

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