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signmeuptoo
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Which network/channel for local news do you watch?

I normally watch channel CBS, or NBC. The news team on Fox annoys the heck out of me, why Murdoch insists on hiring bimbos to get ratings is beyond me, I am willing to bet lots of viewers find it annoying. That said, that daytime news woman on CBS is annoying too.

What channel do you watch and why?

Needless to say, I am not asking about FNC/MSNBC/CNN but LOCAL news.
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gregamy

join:2003-05-22
Middletown, CT
said by signmeuptoo:

What channel do you watch and why?

None. Local TV news is a fluffy waste of time.


signmeuptoo
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Then how do you get to see our governor go "ah, uhm, ah, er, uhm..."


cowboyro
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Shelton, CT
reply to signmeuptoo
None. Barely watch the news to start with. And when I do I am least interested about what the owner of the liquor store has to say about the shoplifting at the nearby bakery where the thief took a chocolate chip muffin.


signmeuptoo
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OMG, you don't CARE?


Glenn
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Wallingford, CT
reply to signmeuptoo
said by signmeuptoo:

Then how do you get to see our governor go "ah, uhm, ah, er, uhm..."

»www.ctcapitolreport.com/

Related to the initial question: I usually watched News 8...mostly for the weather in the AM. That's about it for TV viewing. We stream everything else via Roku.
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ctgreybeard
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Bethel, CT
reply to signmeuptoo
NBC (30) but if we want to see the news at 10 we go with FOX (the only option)
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Harddrive
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DFW
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reply to signmeuptoo
I like looking at Sonia on WTNH.


DrStrange
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West Hartford, CT
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reply to signmeuptoo
Local news operations, in general, have gone steadily downhill for at least the last 20 years.

3, 8 and 30 used to be exceptions in this area, but sadly they're now sinking with the rest. Fox used to be the most amateurish local news operation in the state. now it's one of the better ones.

Eyewitness News >>> "I'm Witless News"

I listen to several police scanners. 3/4 of the 'news' you hear there is never reported to the news media, even when it probably should be. If the 'local' papers still had local reporters who knew how to be reporters, they'd have their own scanners and would be listening themselves.

BTW: For Hartford news and info: »www.realhartford.org/ These are the type of stories that used to be in the Hartford Times [I have fond memories of the Times] or the Courant ['or', not 'and'; the different papers had different news items, imagine that!] when newspapers had a use other than fishwrap.


SwedishRider
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reply to signmeuptoo
I get 90+ percent of my news from online sources now, but when I need local TV news I usually turn on NBC Connecticut (NBC 30)... guess I should remain loyal as I used to work there many years ago..


orion940
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Windsor, CT
reply to signmeuptoo
NBC30, then WFSB.

NBC30 does a better job for me.

O.


Subaru
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said by Harddrive:

I like looking at Sonia on WTNH.

I haven't watched WTNH in a long time (dropped cable 3 years ago) but yeah shes nice

But I hardly watch much news now at all I tend to do most reading on the internet.