When America laughs at the weather dude, it's a good news day! Media bloopers. Always great stuff. WAVE3's Ryan Hoke made the above blooper reel. You'll see it at the :37 mark. Sportswriter Rick Bozich knows his stuff, but just like 99% of us, he cannot properly pronounce the name of Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Watch below via the Jimmy Kimmel Show. Not only is Giannis Antetokounmpo impossible to defend, he’s impossible to pronounce… #NBAFinals pic.twitter.com/kz5aOdac6k— Jimmy Kimmel Live (@JimmyKimmelLive) July 15, 2021 Bozich writes: And for those of you who love wacky TV graphics, think about the young person working at WAVE3 news who labeled University of Louisville national champion Milt Wagner as a "fan" commenting on a team issue in 2018.
The Papa John interview is lovely pic.twitter.com/bpDMDm9t9G— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) November 26, 2019 Louisville's beleaguered businessman "Papa" John Schnatter is still flailing at the ghosts of his previous life. Schnatter was famously removed from his chairman/CEO position at Papa John's International and has been forced to diminish his majority ownership position after a series of caustic verbal missteps. In 2012, Schnatter created a "clueless rich guy" backlash after he bemoaned the costs of providing employee health care. A few years later, Schnatter insulted NFL players who were kneeling during national anthem performances to protest police brutality. He lost his CEO position but remained chairman. The final and most explosive meltdown came after Schnatter said the N-word on a 2018 diversity training
WAVE3 would like for you to have a kitty. My teammates at WHAS11 are rating snacks. Over on WLKY, it's breaking news about dog faces on St. Patrick's Day shirts. And WDRB is squabbling with service providers to get reinstated. All local stations go through these rate negotiations from time to time. WDRB's typically news heavy website does occasionally throw in some fluff.
For days in advance, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned the east coast that Hurricane Florence could wreak havoc along the shores of both North and South Carolina. Officials begged residents to flee or at least take up residence at hundreds of local shelters. Some ignored the urgent warnings. "I got generators...I won't be calling anybody to help me out anyhow, I can take care of it myself." - Despite warnings from weather experts and the government, Jim Darling - and his pet parrot, Maximus - plan to ride out Hurricane Florence in So. Carolina https://t.co/t8RNo10nG4 pic.twitter.com/2rOLQWBoV1 — CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) September 11, 2018 About a dozen people ultimately died from flooding, flying debris, or issues connected to electrocution from downed power lines. Journalism plays