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  1. No, current CDC guidance allows vaccinated people from different households to be unmasked indoors: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html Obviously the circumstances of a workplace will be different, so it is good that stations are acting cautiously rather than moving too fast.
  2. I suspect that much of the distancing on screen hasn't necessarily been for actual risk minimization, but public service "modeling" behavior for viewers, which I don't necessarily think is a bad thing! I wouldn't be surprised if things gradually come back to normal soon.
  3. Honestly fairly surprised by MSNBC becoming the top network!
  4. I wonder if that 3D embossed CBS logo on the new duratrans is a reflection of where the O&O graphics look is headed?
  5. Colorbars on WCBS 2.4, I wish it would be something more valuable like CBSN or CBSN New York...even a simulcast of WLNY would be useful since it's not available OTA in the five boroughs.
  6. I'm not a huge fan of the tweaks - I thought the initial wood version of the set was nice and contemporary feeling, with a slight midcentury vibe. This red white and blue hi-tech look kind of reminds me of CBS's current evening news look, which I do like, but I'm not sure this works as well.
  7. Is he going to take over the 11am from David?
  8. I'd hazard that there are a fair amount of under-the-hood upgrades that we might not notice but take a while to implement?
  9. I get that they're in a "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mode but the desk really clashes with the rest of the studio design.
  10. Yup, I think the mullions were removed in 2018? Other than that though, I think everything has stayed the same aside from the removal of the desk in front of the secondary video wall used for the weather, and the introduction of the new desk recently.
  11. The set has a slightly odd fishbowl arrangement with the placement of the weather center, I doubt they could widen the desk without camera framing being an issue.
  12. I've been watching for the past few days and I am not sold on NewsNation. I'm on the left, but I don't watch much traditional cable news - I stick mostly to the PBS Newshour/NPR for domestic news and analysis, and BBC World News for international news. One issue I have with NewsNation is the incessant repetition of "Balance, Not Bias". Casting aside the fact that this evokes the early days of Fox News Channel, I take issue with any news platform branding themselves as being immune to bias. Bias isn't just editorial slant, it is reflected in the way reporting resources are distribu
  13. I think it's probably permanent, standing presentation has been their post-COVID policy, and this minimalist desk probably makes framing shots for the LED wall easier. If it was temporary I don't think they would have gone to the trouble to make LED uplighting for it.
  14. I have a soundbar with a center channel and WNBC is consistently the best - I think they actually broadcast in 3 audio channels (doubt it's true 5.1) WABC is normal stereo and WCBS is consistently muddy audio wise.
  15. GMA3: What You Need To Know is such an incomprehensible name, just rename it to ABC Afternoon News or something.

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