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  • Birthday 03/18/1990

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  1. To run for Public Office in Evans City PA. https://www.timesonline.com/story/entertainment/2021/02/16/pittsburgh-tv-journalist-amy-marcinkiewicz-retires-run-butler-county-district-justice-post/6764894002/
  2. But they are engaging in monopolistic practices. What has Sinclair and Nexstar been doing for the last 10+ years. Sidecar companies just to get around FCC rules. The providers haven't done enough to keep retransmission fees low because the laws favor the Station owners. I say let them sue, it's time to change how we look at local stations and local owners in this country.
  3. An argument needs to be made that people who use Cable, Satellite, and Streaming need to be allowed to carry local channels with fair deals that need to be set by the FCC/NAB and NOT individual station owners so the rates don't jack up to profit status. If these companies fail to reach a deal, the STELA act gets reinstated and Syndex gets voided for the Cable, Satellite, and Streaming provider and may use an alternate station of the provider and owners choosing. I can see since we now have a Democratic congress, If the idea gets brought up on the floor, gets to vote and let the FCC take over i
  4. I'm aware that STELA exists but It needs to be amended so If a dispute happens, the OOM NY or LA station should be allowed to replace a disputed station unless the O&O station is the disputing station in that case it would go to the closest affilated station from said market. For Example, If CBS took WCBS down from DirecTV. WYOU, WRGB, or WFSB should be alternates for the NYC market since they are the next closest affiliates.
  5. If this is the case, Why does DirecTV and Dish have the option to get the NY and LA locals in most satellite plans for an additional fee? The O&Os need to be responsible for their network to be available in a particular city/town or they should have the power to yank off of that station and move to another. this will be a never ending wheel of complaining from every side if disputes continue to get worse. Sinclair and Nexstar have shown us that it isn't about Local areas anymore, it is about owning the most amount of stations to try to get more money from a dying business. If Sinclair and
  6. Former WJAC Morning Anchor Jessica Guay has now joined KDKA-TV. That Now Makes 3 female Anchors/Reporters that used to anchor Mornings on Sinclair's NBC Station WJAC now at KDKA (Jessica, her Predecessor Lindsay Ward, and Meteorologist Mary Ours)
  7. I like This one KDKA did better 2 years ago.
  8. My mistake. Not familiar with the Charlotte area
  9. Actually it would only be 1 chance due to WSOC being off. When the dispute Ends, it would only be WSOC you would see.
  10. I don't want the FCC to force the Cox stations to take an unfair deal. What needs to happen is the FCC and the NAB needs to allow Directv, Dish, Xfinity, Spectrum and others to pipe in a nearby station from a market next to the one where the station is dropped. So, in Pittsburgh's case. You have the option to choose WTOV, WJAC, WFMJ, or WBOY as an alternative till COX and Directv agree on a deal. In 2010, Directv replaced most NBC Hearst stations with Nexstar's WBRE for example. I think the main alternates should be the NYC locals (East Coast [most are O&Os of said network]) an
  11. Good point but do you see what is happening? The more these companies get greedy, the more people leave and the more money these companies lose. The FCC has to step in at some point and do something. If they don't, it will be the end of TV as we know it.
  12. Also To note, WPXI in Pittsburgh is airing News Content on Sinclair Station WPGH at night and Now in the Morning in promos for "The National Desk"(as well as streaming newscasts on WPXI Now and NewsOn) so the argument Cox is using that people are losing critical COVID-19 and other News information is redundant and needs to be said by Directv. This is nothing more then a cash grab by Cox Media Group. I could use this as a bargaining chip in court If I was DIRECTV and mention To CBS/Sinclair to move the SB to KSTW for Seattle and put Cincy station WKRC 12 in Dayton so both areas still see the ga
  13. I wonder if CBS will force COX to try to get this fixed before the Super Bowl. If not, I wonder IF CW O&O KSTW (owned by CBS) could air the game instead of KIRO in Seattle. I could see CBS doing that.
  14. Just saw this on Ross Guidotti's Facebook page. 2005 KDKA-TV logos in the Westmoreland County bureau.
  15. Especially against. Hearst, Tegna, AND Nexstar with full Local News Departments. My sister is in Burlington and has the Option of BOTH the Raleigh and Greensboro markets. So she has a choice of Hearst, Tegna, Nexstar (twice), Capitol, and an ABC O&O. Both cover the edges of the Burlington area.

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