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How NBC Newscasters Turn Day into Night (October 7, 2013)

Scott Pelley's 'Breaking Story' Breaks Up (July 16, 2013)

TV Consultant Tells Clients to Make News Sound Urgent (July 1, 2013)

Diane Sawyer and Her Word Games (August 22, 2012)

Anchors', Reporters' Use of "Confirmed" Questionable (July 18, 2012)

CBS’s Scott Pelley: Wearing Two Hats Can Cause Headaches(November 9, 2011)

When a Hit Is Amiss(August 8, 2011)

CNN: When Bad Things Happen to a Sad Story (July 14, 2011)

Brian Williams Outruns the Learning Curve (June 14, 2011)

Righting Wrongs in Network News Scripts (March 14, 2011)

Anchors, Reporters Plagued by Learning Problems (February 15, 2011)

CNN Anchor Likes Astrologer, Astrology and Astrologizing (January 19, 2011)

ABC’s David Muir: A Man of Learning (January 4, 2011)

Diane Sawyer: When Words Fail Her (September 28, 2010)

When Hype Is Tripe (April 22, 2010)

ABC's Muir Seems to Think Using Tonight Works Muiracles (January 12, 2010)

ABC News Anchor Tampers with Clock and Calendar (August 18, 2009)

When 'Now' is Not Now on ABC's 'World News' (July 13, 2009)

Brian Williams: Lack of Copy Editor Causes Problems (March 31, 2009)

For Want of a Nail—And an Editor (March 2, 2009)

CNN: Blitzer Cries Wolf (January 19, 2009)

Are You Ready for the Big Time, Say, '60 Minutes'? (November 17, 2008)

Test Your Newswriting I.Q. Against Networkers' I.Q. (September 30, 2008)

CNN: 'Keeping Them Honest' (July 7, 2008)

CNN Fobbing Off Old News As New (June 23, 2008)

When A Network Script Should Be Scrapped (May 28, 2008)

Former NBC News Writer Slams Brian William's Scripts (March 24, 2008)

Brian Williams: History-Maker (March 6, 2008)

When 'Breaking News' Needs a Brake (February 12, 2008)

How Brian Williams Beats The Clock (January 15, 2008)

CBS Producer Says My Article About Evening News Had Errors; Here's My Reply

Katie Couric: When 'Exclusive' News is Not Exclusive--And Not Even News

NBC's Pete Williams Catches My Mistake

Gibson's Scripts Need an Editor Who Knows Write From Wrong

Katie Couric: Time Twisting, Time Wasting and Other Problems

CNN's Paula Zahn: Perky, But....

Anderson Cooper's 'Keeping Them Honest' Raises Questions

Gibson's "World News": Scripts That Need Work - and Reworking

Chicago News Producer Hunts Down Clichés

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