Features

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CNN Beats All In Gulf

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Cable News Network, the 10-year-old cable service the tv industry had shunned in its infant stages, has dominated the domestic airwaves during the Persian Gulf war. Within its 56.7 million cable…

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Select On A Roll

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The NATPE organization has long sold advertising space in its convention halls in every conceivable location. But this year marked a new high, or low, depending on your perspective. Select Media…

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‘Recall’ Still Kickin’

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Reports of King World’s “Instant Recall’s” death may be premature. Contrary to rumors that made the rounds on the NATPE convention floor, King World Prods. says it is not pulling the plug on its…

Marketplace

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Pub-Affairs Hosts

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WNET has announced the hosts of “Thirteen Live,” its new latenight public affairs program: Juan Gonzalez, a striking Daily News columnist; Paul Gorman, WBAI commentator; Sheryl McCarthy, a New York…

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Independence Breakthrough

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Independence Public Media of Philadelphia’s WYBE-TV, a pub-tv station which has lamented its failure to land a cable channel, has finally made a breakthrough. Greater Media Cable has promised to…

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Co-Anchor Reenlists

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KTLA co-anchor Jann Carl has reupped with the station for three years. Co-anchor Hal Fishman renewed last year under a multiyear agreement. Carl joined the station’s 10 p.m. newscast in 1987 after…

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Make-Goods Suspended

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Paramount Domestic TV temporarily will suspend make-good requirements for barter shows preempted by coverage of the Gulf war. The move, effective through Jan. 21, could cost Par if advertisers insist…

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Here’s The Beef

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The Pittsburgh City Council unanimously voted to carry on a letter-writing campaign to senators, representatives and President Bush to restore its regulatory power on cable systems. In a heated…

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