• Calendar

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Obama Does Not Feel the Spirit of Texas After His Sitdown With WFAA's Brad Watson

    Yesterday President Obama gave four brief interviews to local television stations, among them WFAA-Channel 8, which sent Brad Watson to Washington. Their chat has become something of a national news item -- not because of what was said during the interview, during which Obama scolded Gov. Rick Perry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Operation Car Wash, Vacuuming's Extra

    View Larger MapJust saw this press release from the Dallas Police Department that contains relatively few details about something called Operation Car Wash, which DPD says has resulted in 27 arrests since warrants were first issued back on September 9. The release catalogs the drugs also seized, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    WFAA: To Catch a Peabody

    The 67th Annual Peabody Awards were announced by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism, and, today at least, WFAA-Channel 8 has something in common with 30 Rock, The Colbert Report and Project Runway. From the media release: In a strong year for local television news, Dallas' WFAA- ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    SAFE as Hell

    Cops ignore rampant drug trade, crack down instead on squeegee guys

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Big Man Bites Back

    An appeals court says Robert Riggs and Belo were the bad guys, not Dan Peavy

  • News

    January 9, 1997

    Pixel Pleasures

    The tenth annual Dallas Video Festival shows why video is eclipsing film as the mass art medium

  • News

    December 5, 1996

    The Hare, The Tortoise

    Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news