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OnMedia: The first shot in this summer's TV ad war

Published June 8, 2011

Democratic challenger Sandy Pasch has fired the first shot in the summer war for your attention - and ultimately your vote. ... Milwaukee Magazine's local news site bites the dust. ... Glenn Beck has a new model for television via the internet. ... Goodbyes all around to Meredith Vieira.

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OnMedia: Using TV to find 1,000 foster families

Published May 9, 2011

The latest campaign from Serve Media is a multi-city effort to use TV to boost the declining number of foster families in Wisconsin. It launches at 10 p.m. Tuesday ... Simon Cowell tries to recreate the Paula Abdul magic by bringing TV's craziest "reality" judge to his new "X Factor." ... Tina Fey gets off a couple good lines in her latest Sarah Palin act.

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OnMedia: Do anchors matter anymore?

Published April 11, 2011

Word that Katie Couric is likely leaving CBS News' main anchor chair may be another sign of the demise of network newscasts.

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OnMedia: Shepard Smith and Katrina

Published Aug. 25, 2010

Hurricane Katrina was a key event in the career of Fox News anchor Shepard Smith... You can tweet your way into the Emmy Awards telecast... Channel 12 is giving up an hour of prime-time Wednesday for a gubernatorial debate.