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Cost-Effective Alternatives to Cable and Satellite Television

...sports programming, this is almost certainly a way to save some money there.News Programming (free)The major cable news networks all offer free video streaming of some form. All of them offer full streaming during major news events, but during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2013-06-20/cost-effe
Virginia Tech massacre news spreads quickly; network stars head south

...really quickly," he said. "I knew it wasn't another bomb threat. I knew it was something way more serious." Cable news networks covered the story continuously Monday afternoon. Broadcast networks also broke into regular programming several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/18/met_125188.shtml
Metro
Harmless? Hardly

...even violence. Sadly, so far we have seen only one brief airing of the troubling McKinney camp racist video on one cable news network. Too bad the rest of the country can't be more familiar with the bile-filled haters McKinney has surrounded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/14/edi_92467.shtml
Editorials
Are athletes too well thought of?

Cable news networks may have another notorious college sports team rape they can milk for high ratings. First there was a striptease dancer's allegation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/17/edi_88946.shtml
Editorials
Costas refuses to host show about Natalee Holloway

...the missing girl, the other segments were about the BTK killer. The Holloway case has been a big attraction on cable news networks during a slow news period, with Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren getting record ratings as she's paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/20/tel_4008.shtml
Television
Fox's Greta Van Susteren cleans up in Aruba

...blame for the public's dissatisfaction in the media as a newsgathering enterprise." Two views on how to program a cable news network couldn't be displayed more starkly: Either use news judgment to put events into perspective, or give the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/08/tel_444320.shtml
Television
U.S. television networks to cover pope's funeral live

...is pulling an all-nighter. NBC's affiliated cable news network said it will telecast live all night leading up the funeral (much late-night programming on cable news networks is taped). New MSNBC host Tucker Carlson will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/tel_449736.shtml
Television
Death of Schiavo gives full-time topic for news networks

...into a new "Today" opening for the West Coast, said Tom Touchet, the program's executive director. For the cable news networks, there was no shortage of people willing to talk about the case. By 10:07 a.m., the Rev. Jesse Jackson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/tel_449164.shtml
Television
Did news networks cover the convention or provide a filter?

...of 30-second commercials and eight-second sound bites, that's very significant," Rosenstiel said. The cable news networks seemed to use the convention as a backdrop to promote their regular prime-time programming, rather than covering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/tel_424096.shtml
Television
Fox News' use of 'Fair and Balanced' challenged legally

...Alleging consumer fraud, the complaint calls for the FTC to order Fox News, consistently the highest-rated cable news network, to cease and desist from using the slogan. Irena Briganti, a Fox News spokeswoman, told The Associated Press...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/21/tel_422863.shtml
Television