URI shooting scare

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 04:58:57 EDT 2013

WJAR and WPRI did the same

It is very murky


On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 1:47 AM, Chris Hall <chris2526@comcast.net> wrote:

> I have to shake my head in disbelief, both WCVB-TV and WBZ-TV reported and
> are still reporting URI as being in Kingston rather than
> Kingstown, RI.  Its astounding that two major market TV stations would
> misidentify and continue to misidentify a community 55-60 miles from Boston.
> Its not like it’s a town in Kentucky, they both had helicopters swarming
> the campus. It’s a total lack of attention to details that were once common
> place, the proper pronunciation of cities and towns and other things
> unique to New England. One would have thought that there would be  a New
> England native in both newsrooms that would have caught such an
> embarrassing error

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