Tim Ties It

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Congratulations to Fox61 morning anchor Tim Lammers. He and  girlfriend Kerri got married this past weekend.

Jersey Girl

Gannett has named Former Hartford Courant Publisher Nancy Meyer president of its North Jersey Media Group.

Speaking of Sports…

Last week we told you about the Noah Finz/Frontier all-Connecticut sports channel. Here’s more: sportscaster Marc Robbins – most recently of WFSB and formerly of News12 and WTNH  – will be working alongside Noah. Marc will, among other duties, co-anchor the nightly program.

GW Media Coverage

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Starting next week a new website launches designed to provide coverage of the news media in the style of the former American Journalism Review.

MediaFile will be run under the auspices of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and be run by a senior journalism major. The site’s goal is to report on journalism and offer criticism.

ICYMI

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The network anchor whose spectacles were a much imitated signature look has tossed those eyeglasses to the side.

Ashleigh Banfield of CNN recently had refractive lens exchange surgery making her square framed glasses, that were so perfectly matched with her facial features, superfluous (Definition: unnecessary).

Mediaite has the full story.

BTW – Banfield is about to leave CNN for HLN where she will be taking over the 8p.m. slot from Nancy Grace. Banfield’s 12p.m. CNN slot will be turned into a weekday edition of Inside Politics hosted by John King.

Moment of Silence

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WDBJ in Roanoke held a moment of silence Friday morning for reporter Alison Parker and videographer Adam Ward. The two were shot to death by a former colleague during a morning live shot one year ago.

Their attacker killed himself later in the day as police closed in on him.

Sunday Talk

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Face the State WFSB 11 am

Host Dennis House

Senator Richard Blumenthal(D)

I. Charles Matthews
Hartford Stadium Authority

Flashback: Governor Weicker addresses Connecticut on
the state income tax issue, July 1991

 

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The Real Story Fox CT Sunday 10:00am

Hosts: Jenn Bernstein and Al Terzi

Dan Carter(R) – Candidate U.S. Senate

Joe Brennan – Connecticut Business and Industry Association
CT Legislative Races

Professor William Dunlap – Quinnipiac University
The cases involving former Gov. John Rowland and former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez

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Focus on Connecticut News 12 Saturday: 7:30am, 11am, 2:30pm, 7:30 pm Sunday: 2:30am, 7:30am, 11am, 1:30pm, 5:30pm

Host: Tom Appleby

Bridgeport Police Chief A.J. Perez

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

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