'We're out to bust the TV cliches,' says Tribune exec

Chicago Tribune
Tribune Broadcasting's two new regional vice presidents for innovation and imagination aim to escape "the grip of the 1970s television playbook that seems to be what every station in America is addicted to," says Tribune chief innovation officer Lee Abrams. "If you ever watch Onion TV, they mock it and they're right. Some of this stuff is hilariously out of date and we've got to attack. Some of theses cliches are beyond belief." || Read Abrams' old memos and reaction to them.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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