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WATCH: Man Pulls Gun On Local News Team

Posted 03.23.2012 | Media

A local news team was met with a hostile and armed man when they were out investigating a story in Joyner, Ark. WREG's reporter April Thompson and ...

WATCH: Local Weather Reporter Flips Out

Posted 03.15.2012 | Media

This post has been updated. A local news weather reporter for ABC's KRDO Colorado got visibly frustrated during a pre-taped report on Wednesday and...

WATCH: Car Crash Occurs Behind WFLA Reporter

Posted 02.22.2012 | Media

Local television station WFLA's report on gas prices was taken to a new level on Wednesday, when two cars collided and spun out of control during a li...

High School Gay-Straight Alliance Takes On Mayor

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

WATCH: Live News Intern Blooper

Posted 12.22.2011 | Comedy

KTLA 5's live local morning show turned a microphone mishap into a running joke this week after audio of an anchor asking their new intern Irene for a...

Next Nashville Stars...Facebook Changes...Cheerleading Champs

| Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

WATCH: Greatest Reporter Send Off Ever

Posted 11.17.2011 | Comedy

Joyce Evans may currently be an anchor and reporter for Philadelphia's Fox 29, but back in the 80's she was working at Miami's Channel 6 News and cove...

WATCH: Coon Skin Cap Guy Gives Awesome Eye Witness Report

Posted 11.14.2011 | Comedy

Carter Johnson may be no Antoine Dodson, but he's definitely got him beat in terms of headwear. When a Florida man robbed a credit union and lost cont...

Intriguing New Facts About Our Love For Local News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study on Monday with some intriguing new facts about how people rely on loca...

WATCH: Local Reporter Makes 'Yo Mama' Joke On Air

Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy

Nowadays you hear a lot of people saying TV news isn't what it used to be -- that everyone is too focused on whether or not the anchors are sexy and n...

WATCH: Spider-Man vs. Hurricane Irene

Posted 10.29.2011 | Comedy

ABC affiliate WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA got a surprise drop-in during their Hurricane Irene reporting over the weekend. A surfer dressed as Spider-Man tu...

WATCH: The Only Hurricane Preparation Most Of Us Needed

Posted 10.28.2011 | Comedy

As residents of the northeast and New England are waking up to a lot of nothing from Hurricane Irene, we can't help but look at our taped windows, can...

WATCH: News Anchors Losing It On Air

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper made headlines when he lost it on his Wednesday show, breaking out into a fit of giggles over pee-related jokes. The CNN anchor was mo...

Digital Guru Gets A Promotion

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.15.2011 | Media

The Journal Register Company has appointed digital news veteran Jim Brady as editor-in-chief. His appointment marks the latest development in the ...

WATCH: Why Guns & Local News Don't Mix

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

Guns don't kill people, but they sure do murder a local news report. There's nothing about this local news fail that we don't love. From the "Now? ...

Time to Get Your Clark Kent On?

John Shore | Posted 09.05.2011 | Media
John Shore

In some very real ways, citizen journalists are the only journalists left. Nobody cares about local politics like local citizens. Nobody can. The adage is true for a reason; all politics is local.

Why Do Some Local TV Stations Have Political Beat Reporters When Most Don't?

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.04.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you watch local TV news in different cities around the country, and I'm not suggesting you do so, you see that a small number of stations have political beat reporters, but most do not.

Stokols Becoming the Face of Political Journalism on Local TV News

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

What Fox 31 is doing, dedicating a reporter to the political beat and airing stories most nights, is turning heads because it's just not done much anywhere by local TV news, much less in Denver.

WATCH: News Anchor Makes BIG NSFW Mistake (VIDEO)

Posted 08.10.2011 | Media

Holly Pietrzak, a news anchor for WDBJ-News7 in Roanoke, Va., made an unfortunate blooper this week that a few years ago would probably have gone tota...

PICTURE: How To Handle A Deer Crossing Problem

Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy

You know what, man? Ever since they put that Deer Crossing sign in, the neighborhood's been out of control. Deer all over the place. Crossing. Not cro...

5 Secrets of Successful Hyperlocal News/Lifestyle Sites

Rick Robinson | Posted 05.27.2011 | Technology
Rick Robinson

Reduce the radius. Leave it to others to focus on the region, the county, the township. Instead focus on the neighborhood, the subdivision, the cul-de-sac.

WATCH: Camel Interrupts Newscast

Posted 07.16.2011 | Comedy

You know what makes a local news report about missing dogs more fun? A camel attack. It's in the journalism rulebook. Or at least that's what this ...

WATCH: Newscaster Cracks Up After On-Air Gaffe

Posted 07.07.2011 | Comedy

File this one under, "because we're still children." A Dallas weather woman got a little tongue-tied on air when she tried to say the phrase "May ...

Saki Knafo

Jobs Increase In April, But The Employment Picture Isn't All Bright | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

This story was reported and written in collaboration with our partners at If you're among the millions of Americans who don't have a job...

PHOTO: This Guy's A Veteran Of WHICH World War?

Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy

The year is 2345. The man: Don Krasin. Having just saved the planet from certain destruction by diffusing World War 11, he decides to hop in his time ...