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03/26/14 Warren Elly with Walt Belcher
Last Call Wednesday
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Tags: Walt Belcher, Warren Elly, Television, I love Lucy, MASH, Edward R, Murrow

Today on the Last Call Warren Elly discusses early American television and evolving social values as reflected in TV programing with Walt Belcher who has covered television for The Tampa Tribune for 35 years.

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Students pursue journalism at FSPA conference listen

04/17/09 Arielle Stevenson
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Many professionals in journalism are feeling the crunch of the weakened economy as well as the shift to producing more online content.

Longtime employees of the Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times are opting for early retirement packages. In February, Colorado’s oldest newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News closed after 150 years in business.

But this weekend in Tampa, more than 800 high school students attended the Florida Scholastic Press Association’s State Conference to ...

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Digital TV transition happens in 7 months listen

07/14/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Todd Sedmak is communications director for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which is located inside the Department of Commerce.

He came by WMNF’s studios today to discuss what people will need to do before February of next year to continue to watch their regular programs on television.

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