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General Thread The Sinclair-ization thread

Discussion in 'Graphics' started by tyrannical bastard, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. DigitalProdJoey

    DigitalProdJoey Assignment Editor

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    Oh my God they're using the gorgeous KOMO package that KOMO used before they had to switch to the Sincrap package. It's terrible that history is going to repeat itself.
     
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  2. C Block

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    It was so much better with Impact as the music - even better than Battery on KOMO:

     
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  3. NewsStar2

    NewsStar2 Health Reporter

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    The flag has been part of the Lower 3rd for a brief amount of time and the only Sinclair music & graphics currently appearing on the station that I've seen are when they use the "Terrorism Alert Desk" segments.

    I was in San Angelo yesterday and am currently in Abilene. I think they are still trying to sort out some issues with the placement of an updated time/temperature graphic. The simulcast on KTXE (ABC 38) showed what I guess is now the previous placement. This morning I was watching the news and it wasn't even completely on the screen on the tv in my hotel room. It appeared to be when I was recording it on my laptop though, albeit just barely.

    KTXE-HD_20180102_1803.jpg KTXS_HD_20180104_0527.jpg
     
  4. MyNewsArchive

    MyNewsArchive Asst. Graphics Specialist

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    KTXS in Abilene, TX received the Sinclair website design. KTXS_2018.PNG
     
  5. DigitalProdJoey

    DigitalProdJoey Assignment Editor

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    I know we all hate Sinclair and everything but I think they have the most gorgeous websites of any station group. Clean, modern, simple.
     
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  6. MyNewsArchive

    MyNewsArchive Asst. Graphics Specialist

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    So far, most the former Bonten media group stations (which Sinclair acquired in Sept) recieved the Sinclair website design.
     
  7. DigitalProdJoey

    DigitalProdJoey Assignment Editor

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    Not sure if this was been mentioned anywhere, but had anyone seen what's come out of KDBC lately?



    It's like they're trying to incorporate the "glass eye" of the old CBS O&O pack from a few years ago along with the Sinclair graphics and the color red and it's failing miserably.
     
  8. MyNewsArchive

    MyNewsArchive Asst. Graphics Specialist

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    Yeah, most of the Sinclair FOX affiliates (i think) are using this variation of the graphics, and maybe some other sinclair stations.
     
  9. DigitalProdJoey

    DigitalProdJoey Assignment Editor

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    Let's take an already awful package and make it worse. *Claps*
     
  10. Myron Falwell

    Myron Falwell Director of Graphic Blandishment and Chroma Cues

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    That is true. Considering the garbage layout that the preceding format had, however, anything would have been an improvement.
     
  11. MichiganNewsGraphicsJunkie

    MichiganNewsGraphicsJunkie Managing Editor

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    I've never seen anchors names pop up so many damn times as this... Every time they switched shots, there was the anchor's names... They must think we have dementia or something....
     
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  12. MyNewsArchive

    MyNewsArchive Asst. Graphics Specialist

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    It is also weird that the female co-anchor also does the weather forecast. I mean do they even have a meteorologist?
     
  13. MichiganNewsGraphicsJunkie

    MichiganNewsGraphicsJunkie Managing Editor

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    If they do this kind of setup, it's usually weekends... I know for the longest time, KNXV here in Phoenix used Nick Ciletti as both the anchor and weather anchor... I don't think he's even certified/degreed in meteorology, as he never ran the futurecast models or anything that required meteorological analysis...
     
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  14. SFTV

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    KPIX Brian Hackney, Neda Iranpour and Julie Watts does Double Duties.
     
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  15. MikePulse

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    This is nothing new. Every station in Orlando does it (or has). WFTV’s been doing it for YEARS.
     
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  16. NCFLMedia

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    I can confirm with Mike on this. I'm on vacation in Orlando all the time. Every time I'm there, I watch WFTV and every time I do, the anchor's name always pops up for every story. Its ridiculous.
     
  17. djlynch

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    I think that Allison Miller from KEYE has done news and weather a few times since she shifted from morning meteorologist to morning anchor a few years back. They also have the anchor do the weather on their Telemundo digital subchannel.
     
  18. DetroitTVNews

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    As of today, WPBN/WTOM in northern Michigan has made the switch. They are using what looks like the first version of Glass, oddly enough.
     
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  19. TheMassMediaGeek

    TheMassMediaGeek Likes Unique Station Logos

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    The graphics are actually the glass version.
     
  20. MichiganNewsGraphicsJunkie

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    I'm surprised they didn't go with the updated look that's rolling out.. took them long enough to finally make the switch... Now it looks like a cohesive newscast
     

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