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  1. IMHO, that’s not a bad implementation of the diagonal cursor idea. If you were to tighten up “BUFFALO” (and possibly use an oblique font - such as Univers Bold Oblique), and shorten the top on the 7 (a la KNSD’s 7). The key is getting everything to align on the diagonal… Jim
  2. I suspect they’re focusing on markets where on-line sports betting is permitted (as well as bandwidth). I wouldn’t think they’d need it on KLAS if the casinos wanted it on-screen at the casinos…. If the casinos want it on screens, they’ll find a way to get it on screens… Jim
  3. I’m thinking this is KLBK/13/Lubbock and not KELP for several reasons - References to the South Plains and the Panhandle of Texas - KLBK referenced the South Plains in one of their 90s opens, plus El Paso would be too far to be covering this area. - Mentions of delayed programming were for One Day At A Time, M*A*S*H, and Lou Grant, which are CBS programs, not ABC programs, as KELP would have carried. KLBK is a CBS affiliate. Jim
  4. WRC will get them in time for the Winter Olympics… Nobody seems to complain - everyone there’s focused on reporting the news… J
  5. I’m surprised it was that high… I had heard of NewsNation through this group, but wasn’t aware that WGN America had rebranded until very recently… Jim
  6. I was working on 2000-2003 newscasts - and was finishing up posting the late 90s I had already converted and uploaded. the good news is that I don’t have to convert the files - the archive will ingest native MPEG-2 files, so I’m just uploading directly. But I’m also consolidating things onto a new storage device on my network (and renaming them, so there’s consistency and easier searchability on my part…). Stuff is spread across multiple hard drives as it is right now… i hope to post more this weekend, after my work project settles down… My focus in uploadin
  7. Can’t imaging working in their Southeast bureau: “Reporting from the Southeastern bureau of North Central West Virginia’s News Station, I’m…”
  8. I have 2 newscasts from the late 90s/early 2000s from KGWC/KLWY. It was the same newscast (anchor, stories, mispronunciation, etc.), but with different graphics and theme for the Fox feed vs. the CBS feed…. Basically, they either taped it, or aired it live at 9pm, and then took a clean feed and inserted different graphics for the 10pm feed… Jim
  9. I’m uploading as much as I can in my spare time. So far I have 90 newscasts uploaded, mostly 88-92 timeframe and am now working on the 93-95 window. My goal is to have 200 uploaded by Labor Day. I just missed posting a couple of “30 Years Ago Today” newscasts on the actual day (Doh!). After about 95, I’ll have to start digitizing from tape until about 1999, where I have quite a few digitized already…
  10. I have no idea who made the call on closing my account. Vimeo hasn't responded to my request - granted it was using the "Help" form on their page. Their page says "Email Us", yet they don't provide an email address. Most of their contact is accessible when logged in - and I can't log in... I'm pissed - 4 years worth of work spent uploading stuff is all gone... I'm just going to focus on the internet archive - and only stuff over 10 years old (I'll keep collecting current stuff, as that 10 year window keeps moving forward... At this point, if folks download content,
  11. A quick scan of one hard drive has over 1900 files (which basically equate to newscasts, and doesn’t include things on other drives). So it may take a while, since each one has to be uploaded individually… Jim
  12. Once I get enough videos uploaded, I'll request a channel. Also, I have to convert the MPEG4 .ts files to MPEG4 .mp4 files... (That I can batch process...) Once they're there, though, I guess there's no protecting them from being downloaded (not that folks didn't find a way to download or capture stuff already...)
  13. I guess I'm restarting there... My biggest complaint is that newscasts appear to get broken into 1 minute chunks... (and my experience has also been that it's not seamless between segments...) Jim
  14. I've reached out to Vimeo with no response - I've not received any notices (and I checked my email history going back years). The account is just gone... To me, it's one thing if this was something that could be monetized, but these are historic newscasts - which I pretty much guarantee most of the stations no longer have in their archives. It's like blocking history from folks. I could understand if the content were able to be viewed elsewhere (e.g., game shows, cartoons, etc.), but local news is local history that you probably can't get anywhere else. I challenge you to

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