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UNIVISION's SIN ub Tue, 12/28/2021 - 11:57

Teresa Rodriguez (R) sang her Hasta La Vista swan song on Univision’s award-winning news program, "Aqui y Ahora", which translates to Here and Now.

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Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press and Reuters to begin the day. 

Kentucky tornado death doll in the dozens; Tornado-hit Kentucky town grieves; Afghan Taliban leaders seek ties with the U.S.; North Korea's dictator at crossroads amid failing economic, nukes promise; Meadows faces contempt charges in Capitol insurrection probe. In other news:

OUTFOXED

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Did Wallace leave fake news for Cable News Network? Did #ChrisWallace get tired of the crazy sauce served at Faux Snooze?

The political media world has been electrified by Chris Wallace’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Fox News effective immediately.

I remember when we worked at NBC News. He was a PIA sometimes. Pain in the butt, and when I met his old man Mike, I told him so, and his reply was, well I guess you you know him well.

Brian’s Swan Song

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The former face of NBC News, MSNBC anchorman Brian Williams sang his swan song during his final 11-Hour Telecast.

The peacock first blew it when they made Bill Cosby an American superstar. We all remember how that turned out giving validity to the #MeToo movement. First at I-Spy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOwQWDSzjYw then for The Cosby Show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz44GvrYJ4w

The Oooopsie Twins

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Oopsie is a sounding word some folks use to describe the feeling they get after finally realizing they may have messed up big time.

Why on this Giving Tuesday would the network give him the proverbial boot in his butt? Should reporters and officials ever work together regardless of the family connections or bloodline? I happen to watch his show last night and he never said a thing, just like the time when his brother's story broke. Days later they fired him.

Improved Broadcasting
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Back in the old days, some broadcast stations would boast about their 110,000-watt main transmitter as one of the most powerful FM stations in the wild West. East of the Mississippi. But that was then and this is now.

Are you familiar with  Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces, and Spotify's new live audio platforms? https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-media-trends-355cb906-96be-440b…