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GE Conquered Local News Outletts Yesterday

April 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

GE is launching a new way to do business and has chosen Louisville to be the city that leads it. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Government has agreed to pay $450,000 to a former police detective who says he was demoted to patrol officer on the graveyard shift for trying to help an imprisoned woman prove [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Death · Education · Hype · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · State Government · WAVE

WAVE’s Eric Flack Continues JCPS Nonsense

March 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The last time we ripped apart one of Eric Flack’s (WAVE3) stories, we stopped short of calling his work absolutely terrible. Yes, good reporters can do terrible work. So let’s do that now: Eric Flack is doing terrible work and ought to be replaced when his contract is up. Because he’s doing terrible work and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · Radio · Reporters · WAVE

Sometimes You Just Have To Roll Your Eyes

February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

What, exactly, does Habitat for Humanity have to do with Elizabethtown police searching for buried bodies? FROM TWITTER Is the insinuation that poor people are bad or are murderers? Because we can think of a million different ways to accurately describe a location without shaming the poor. HEAD – DESK. UPDATE: Seems other media outlets [...]

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Tags: Hype · WAVE

Newspaper Avoids Beecher Terrace Sensationalism

February 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Hype-central (WAVE3) has spent a year yammering on about crime in one of the poorest areas in Kentucky: Beecher Terrace. Not once has the station bothered to discuss or deal with why the area has drug problems, crime problems and the like. But this is why: extreme poverty. At least one media outlet we love [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Hype · Newspaper · Poverty · WAVE

MSD & Water Co. Merger Should Be Questioned

February 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey. [WDRB] These zoning shenanigans happened in the Highlands because of Greg Fischer’s folks. Surprising that people still can’t believe it. [C-J/AKN] Someone actually [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Gambling · Gays · Homeless · Indiana · LMPD · Metro Government · MSD · University of Louisville · Water · WAVE · Weather · West End

WAVE Knocks Another One Out Of The Park

January 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

How on earth can a legitimate news organization run claims like these without comment from the guy or an attorney? Remember, this station prides itself on journalistic integrity. They’re not from court documents, aren’t backed up by any police records that we can find, come from some guy who claims to have met him on [...]

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Tags: Hype · TV · WAVE

The Back Story Of WAVE3′s JCPS Coverage

January 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We love to hate on Jefferson County Public Schools and have a history of it. Most (all?) of it is well-founded criticism and started with the district’s two previous superintendents/disasters. But. Have you seen Eric Flack’s hit piece on JCPS? If not, here you go. It is a hot mess of slanted, aggressive, Fox News-style [...]

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Tags: JCPS · WAVE

Yes, Racism Alive And Well In Possibility City

January 13th, 2014 · 4 Comments

After Louisville’s media outlets revealed that a suspect had been arrested in the St. Matthews Kroger murder case, something happened that won’t surprise anyone reading this. But that something is what a ton of people don’t want to talk about. Whenever we bring it up, we’re accused of causing drama and promoting unrest. Here’s the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Possibility City · Race · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY

Media: Potential Suicide Is Not A Twitter Joke

December 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

If someone’s about to jump to their death, PUT THE DAMN PHONE DOWN. There’s no reason to tweet photos of that! Also no reason to run video footage of it on the noon “news.” Jesus H. It’s like no one has any sense anymore. [Louisville Media Failure] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said 2013 was the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Construction · Education · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Indiana · Maps · Sex · University of Kentucky · WAVE

Everything’s Still Puppies & Rainbows, Move Along

December 30th, 2013 · 3 Comments

It’s tale of two Louisville shopping districts: one seeing a last minute frenzy, the other lackluster sales. The reason(s) everyone but the folks in television and at the newspaper admit: Jerry Abramson and Cordish. [WDRB] Louisville International Airport is nearing completion of two taxiway projects that airport officials say will make it easier and safer [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Cordish · Crime · Downtown · Guns · Indiana · Lexington · State Government · TV · WAVE · West End

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