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Re: Channel 5 News

- -----Original Message-----
From: 'A. Joseph Ross' <lawyer@world.std.com>
To: Boston Radio List <boston-radio-interest@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu>
Date: Thursday, May 21, 1998 1:01 AM
Subject: Channel 5 News

>Now I've heard everything!  Wednesday night, Channel 5 anounced that there
>was too much news to fit into the time allotted, so they had pulled all
>the commercials and would give the 11:00 news straight through without
According to todays (5/21) Boston Herald, the "commercial-free" newscast was
a response to the (perceived) advantage Ch 7 would gain as a result of the
re-broadcast of the final 'Seinfeld' episode.

- -Paul Hopfgarten
Derry NH