ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 08, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(NYC: Jeff Greenfield) Frank Lloyd Wright quoted. Impact of communications satellites on television news discussed; technology allowing local stations access to national events as they occur explained. [WJLA news director Tom DOERR, Miami news director John TERENZIO - cite coverage of Challenger disaster as example] Role of Conus Communications in such networking explained. [Conus founder Stanley HUBBARD - notes local stations' preference for autonomy from ntl. networks and latter's effort to provide affiliates with similar technology cited. [NBC affiliate services vice president Jo MORING - notes local stations prefer their own stars.] [TERENZIO - comments.] Implications for networks' nightly news shows considered. [HUBBARD -thinks networks will have to change.]
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