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June 26, 2007
Checking out the TV competition

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Your humble servants here at 21Q blog every day - multiple times, even. We see it as a good habit, like brushing our teeth.

It's just something we must do. Our editor says so.

Other local media bloggers, alas, aren’t so profilic. (If this is considered throwing down the blogging gauntlet, then so be it.) But, those bloggers do weigh in every few days or weeks, imparting their deepest thoughts to their fans.

What say we give you a rundown of what they’ve been posting?

Over at News10, news director Stacy Owen tries to placate irked McClatchy High School students, who think their school is being unfairly targeted by the media when outlets reported on a student bringing a gun to school recently.

Meanwhile, reporter Dan Adams laments the decline of newspapers. Hey, reports of our demise are greatly exaggerated, pal.

And sports reporter Ryan Yamamoto tells us what he’s had to eat at the end of every blog posting. (Dude, mix in a salad occasionally.)

At Channel 13, anchor Pallus Hupe opines on the starving and abused special-needs children discovered in Iraq. But, to lighten the mood, in an earlier blog posting, she gives readers her polysyllabic "Word of the Week” – vernacular.

Stefanie Cruz of Channel 31's “Good Day Sacramento” tells us about a run-in she had with a rude woman at the Railroad Museum.

And then, there's this from My58TV’s “hosts” Travis and Kelly:

Travis provides an insightful review of that cinematic treasure, “Knocked Up”: “Most of the humor is from the characters bagging on each other, which I think is pretty funny.”

And Kelly writes about the unbearable cuteness of her niece, McKenna.

Now, a question: What’s up with Channel 3? No blogs whatsoever. KCRA purports to be so hot on the Web, posting videos and online polls on its site and throwing stuff on a YouTube subscriber page. Well, why not blog?

Really, we can’t live without finding out what Dave and Lois think of Paris Hilton, how news director Anzio Williams justifies story placement, or whether Del Rodgers eats at Del Taco.

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