Rebecca Aguilar

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Fox4 Is Dropping Anchor Baron James? Ron Burgundy Says That Doesn't Make Any Sense.

    ​From Baron James's autobiography on the KDFW-Channel 4 site: "I look forward to years of public service here in the Lone Star State and at FOX 4 to bring you the news stories that matter most to you --- especially good news!" But Uncle Barky comes bearing only bad and wholly inexplicable news tod ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    Rebecca Aguilar Sues KDFW-Channel 4

    It was bound to happen eventually: Rebecca Aguilar, suspended (and eventually fired) by KDFW-Channel 4 in October 2007 following her parking-lot interview with James Walton, has finally sued the station on the ground that the Fox station terminated "her employment based upon her race." Her attorney, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2008

    If Your Name is Rebecca and You Work in Local TV, Look Out

    Rebecca Aguilar, no longer part of the Fox4 team For those wondering whatever became of reporter Rebecca Aguilar, suspended in October over her interview with James Walton, Uncle Barky brings the news: KDFW-Channel 4 has fired her, via the U.S. Mail. She tells Ed Bark: "I just think it's really sad ... More >>

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    December 31, 2007
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    December 6, 2007

    Still Shooting It Out Over Rebecca Aguilar

    KDFW-Channel 4's Rebecca Aguilar -- gone, but not forgotten Courtesy Uncle Barky, this morning we find over at the Poynter Institute an article wherein TV news directors and general managers from across the country debate -- long after the fact -- whether KDFW-Channel 4's Rebecca Aguilar acted prope ... More >>

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    November 19, 2007

    Ed Bark, Liver Than You'll Ever Be

    Ed Bark -- Uncle Barky, to you -- sends word that beginning December 1, he'll be hosting a "monthly live interview show where his readers can talk about the media and meet local radio and television personalities." It'll kick off at 2 p.m. at Stratos Global Greek Taverna on Northwest Highway, near B ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Backing Rebecca Aguilar

    Buzz just sees a reporter doing her job

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    October 24, 2007

    The First Shall Be Last

    KDFW-Channel 4's Rebecca Aguilar In this week's paper version of Unfair Park, which isn't yet online, I write a defense of KDFW-Channel 4 reporter Rebecca Aguilar, who was suspended last week after her controversial interview with James Walton, a West Dallas businessman who shot and killed two men b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Opening Can of Worms, Pouring Barbecue Sauce All Over Them

    Seems yesterday's Dickey's item is almost as popular as Wednesday's posting about Rebecca Aguilar's suspension -- well, OK, not quite. Regardless, for those so interested, news that Dickey's is franchising across the country -- not to mention across the pond -- has spawned a heated debate about wher ... More >>

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    October 18, 2007

    He's Schutze. He Scores.

    The Dallas Morning News just called and made us take down the photo of Jim that appears in today's paper. And they were so serious about it too. Wanh. I've just spent an hour moderating comments for the item about Rebecca Aguilar's suspension -- thanks, Instapundit! I had planned on spending that ho ... More >>

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    October 17, 2007

    KDFW Suspends Rebecca Aguilar After Controversial "Ambush"

    A few days after receiving a major award, KDFW-Channel 4's Rebecca Aguilar has been suspended from the Fox affiliate. Monday night, KDFW-Channel 4 ran a piece about 70-year-old James Walton, owner of Able Walton Machine & Welding in West Dallas, who, early Sunday morning, shot and killed a man tryin ... More >>

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    July 5, 2007
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    September 28, 2006

    Reporter Envy

    This week, the paper version of Unfair Park has a detailed story on the fledgling romance between Dallas police chief David Kunkle and television reporter Sarah Dodd. Turns out the chief cares enough about Dodd to call us and defend her journalistic integrity. Other reporters, however, including som ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006


    The mayor, local reporters and, of course, Chief Kunkle all have an opinion on Sarah Dodd