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What news network will you be watching on Election Day?

Old 10-16-04, 05:51 AM
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What news network will you be watching on Election Day?

I mean, which channel will you be watching for election coverage? It's not like there is a shortage of networks wanting your Nielsen ratings...

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Old 10-16-04, 09:33 AM
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Probably will just check in here and there on the coverage, but if the election starts to go in favor of Kerry, I'll have to switch over to fox, just for the shock and horror on their faces.
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Old 10-16-04, 09:56 AM
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I no longer have cable or it would be Fox News (I may crash at a friend's house for the night), so that leaves me choosing between the networks - probably try Fox or NBC.
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Old 10-16-04, 10:58 AM
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Fox after I get home form work.
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Old 10-16-04, 11:09 AM
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I might check out CBS just to hear Dan Rather says...

"CBS has estimate that George W. Bush will run a second terms as President of U.S....Shit, sorry folks but I'm outta here."
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Old 10-16-04, 11:16 AM
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Hey, I like MSNBC!

Mostly I think I just want to go to a bar with Chris Matthews and Pat Buchanan, get 'em real drunk, and watch 'em go at it for a couple of hours. It would be pretty funny.

So, no CSPAN option? And I guess the DVD Talk Election Forum is the obligatory 'twikoff' option?
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Old 10-16-04, 12:29 PM
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Originally posted by Jason
Probably will just check in here and there on the coverage, but if the election starts to go in favor of Kerry, I'll have to switch over to fox, just for the shock and horror on their faces.
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Old 10-16-04, 12:31 PM
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ABC - Peter Jennings gets me sexually excited/frustrated.
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Old 10-16-04, 01:07 PM
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not cbs
blather is so biased it's not funny
during the 2000 election he couldn't control himself and allowed his emotion to show anytime a state was called
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Old 10-16-04, 02:30 PM
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CBS if Bush is winning, FNC if Kerry is winning. Daily Show afterwords either way. Anyone know if they're doing anything for election night on the Daily Show?
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Old 10-16-04, 03:01 PM
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Old 10-16-04, 04:30 PM
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CNN or Fox.
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Old 10-16-04, 04:36 PM
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MSNBC and NBC will have the same coverage - at least that's what happened in 2000. That's who I watched last time, and that's who I'll watch again...if only to watch Tim Russert work the numbers on that wipe board one more time.

I might watch FOX for a while to see how early they declare a Bush victory (probably around 8:01 PM EST) and then watch as they have to pull back from their early prediction.
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Old 10-16-04, 05:19 PM
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I work for the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters so unfortunately I'll be on the phones until midnight with assorted nimrods (...Uh, am I registered to vote? Er.... is it too late to request an Absentee ballot ? Etc....)
In a perfect world I'd be sitting at home bouncing between MSNBC, FOX, CNN, and ABC with one eye on this forum.
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Old 10-16-04, 06:34 PM
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PBS is the best.
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Old 10-16-04, 08:45 PM
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None. I can't stand watching any of the TV networks since they're so annoying. I will keep an eye on some websites for updates.
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Old 10-16-04, 09:07 PM
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Mostly FOX, but I will be tuning in to CBS from time to time...I wouldn't want to miss seeing Dan Rather's misery as he watches GWB win a second term in office.
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NBC/MSNBC with some PBS thrown in for good measure.
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Old 10-16-04, 09:49 PM
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Most likely I'll be alternating between the big three networks, PBS, and CSPAN.
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Old 10-18-04, 11:17 AM
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If I watch the major networks - I will be watching ABC.

If not, then I will be watching either PBS or C-Span.
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Old 10-18-04, 11:40 AM
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Probably NBC. I only have OTA so choices are limited, I hate CBS and ABC news. If FOXNews takes over the Fox channel, maybe Fox, and undoubtedly here.
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Old 10-18-04, 11:41 AM
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I'll probably flip. In 2000 on CBS Lesley Stahl was unexpectantly on camera when it was announced that Bush was winning. She mouthed the words "oh, fuck" then looked into the camera like a deer in headlights. It was priceless.
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I'll be flipping channels among the networks.
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Fox. I love Brit Hume. He reminds me of Sam the Eagle.
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anything but FOX news
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