television http://wfpl.org en Media Critic: Louisville TV News Stations Devote 40 Percent of Their Time to Crime Reporting http://wfpl.org/post/media-critic-louisville-tv-news-stations-devote-40-percent-their-time-crime-reporting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each October, journalism students at </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">duPont Manual</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;High School watch 20 days of local television news, categorize the types of stories they see, and compile the results. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:54:15 +0000 James Miller 7836 at http://wfpl.org Media Critic: Louisville TV News Stations Devote 40 Percent of Their Time to Crime Reporting Louisville Metro Seeking Public Comment on Insight/Time Warner http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-seeking-public-comment-insighttime-warner <p>Louisville Metro government will host four public meetings in November seeking public input on the cable television service provided by Insight/Time Warner.</p><p>The meetings will be:</p><ul><li>6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the East Government Center, 200 Juneau Drive</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Southwest Government Center, 72189 Dixie HIghway</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Metro Hall, 527 W. Jefferson St.</li><li>6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the South Central Government Center, 7201 Outer Loop</li></ul><p>The city is seeking comments on:&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:28:07 +0000 Joseph Lord 2573 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Metro Seeking Public Comment on Insight/Time Warner WLKY Wins Most Time Slots in Latest Ratings Report http://wfpl.org/post/wlky-wins-most-time-slots-latest-ratings-report <p>The ratings from July sweeps are in and WLKY&nbsp;has bested most of its competition in Louisville.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 18:32:38 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1164 at http://wfpl.org WLKY Wins Most Time Slots in Latest Ratings Report The Plunger Man and the Car-Driving Horse: Barry Bernson on His Life in TV News http://wfpl.org/post/plunger-man-and-car-driving-horse-barry-bernson-his-life-tv-news <p>From the Simpsons to the Onion, the world is full of TV news parodies. Local TV newscasts (and the people who star in them) are easy targets. And among the stereotypes, next to Ted Baxter and the dim bulb weatherman, is the feature reporter. The impossibly-coiffured reporter in the field holding a microphone up to a waterskiing squirrel. But it wasn&#39;t always like that.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:05:15 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1075 at http://wfpl.org The Plunger Man and the Car-Driving Horse: Barry Bernson on His Life in TV News WLKY Returns to Insight http://wfpl.org/post/wlky-returns-insight <p>After 10 days, WLKY is back on Insight Cable in Louisville.</p><p><a href="/post/time-warner-takes-wlky-insight-cable">The station was pulled</a> from the cable lineup earlier this month after Insight parent Time Warner and WLKY owner Hearst Television failed to ink a new retransmission agreement. Retransmission deals stipulate how much money cable operators pay to rebroadcast content.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:20:30 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1069 at http://wfpl.org