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By Dusty Saunders Sam's No. 3 regularly offers traditional hearty breakfast fare like bacon, eggs and pancakes. But this week's menu also contains a saucy side dish designed for customers - and TV viewers - who have hearty political appetites.
By Dusty Saunders The executives of the broadcasting networks should be embarrassed. They failed to cover, live, a Monday night event that could be one of the defining moments of the Democratic National Convention.
By JESSICA HESLAM Bay State Gov. Deval Patrick may be one of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama's top allies, but the major TV media snubbed him the other night when he took center stage at the Democratic National Convention. Patrick began speaking shortly after 10 p.m.
By Dusty Saunders Cable and public television again was the place to be Tuesday night for political junkies.
By MIKE HUGHES For TV people, a busy summer is about to become busier. Political conventions loom. "The Olympics have pressed the conventions together," says David Bohrman, head of CNN's Washington bureau. Previous years had a one-week gap between them.
By STEVE TERRELL If you want to catch an hour of Democratic speeches and a little pundit analysis this week, tune into broadcast network TV -- that's KOB Channel 4, KOAT Channel 7 and KRQE Channel 13 locally -- Monday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. MDT.
By Brian Stelter When Barack Obama accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president on Thursday before a capacity audience of 70,000 at Invesco Field, in Denver, an aerial camera will hover above the stadium turf, using a television technique normally applied at football games.
By JESSICA HESLAM A crush of media that could reach up to 20,000 and will include a host of local broadcast notables is descending on Denver for this week's Obama Dem-fest - the biggest contingent of journalists ever to converge on the Mile High City.
Political humorist and U.S. talk show host Jon Stewart says the mainstream media is too cozy with candidates and passes along campaign "spin" too often.
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