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Talking It Over

A Daily Gazette news blog
What's being talked about in the Daily Gazette, Schenectady, the Capital Region, nation and a few other places.

When the top-ranking person in a newsroom is the weathercaster

By Mark McGuire
Monday, April 28, 2014

Too often the media serve as props during weather events. Look at me. I'm risking death. Hello, Emmy ...

As a tornado bore down on Tupelo, Mississippi today, this weathercaster served as a proper example by getting himself and newsroom to safety. That was a bigger public service than staying on the air.

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