I think most anyone who’s ever hosted a live television broadcast would agree that it sometimes can — and often does become a case of flying by the seat of your pants.
“And, the Lord saith unto Noah, go thou, now, and construct thy ark;
And it came to pass after seven days that the flood was upon the earth;
And the great flood was forty days upon the earth;
And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven were beget by flood waters;
While we’re on the topic of CBC Nova Scotia, and by way of follow-up to those ghastly ratings for their supperhour news package, the current name of which escapes me, we hear there’s quiet rumblings about a move in a different direction.
On Thursday night, 19 hours before Frankland Deadline, we’re getting down to the short strokes, when managing editor Andrew Douglas hit me with this one:
“We’re working on Saturday.”
Interesting concept, I thought to myself, but hardly a capital suggestion. Does this meet the smell test?
It was mere seconds into what promised to be an evening of deep and penetrating discussion about the state of journalism in Atlantic Canada when Jesse Brown brings up the cabbie court case that everyone is talking about.
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