NBC Montana reporting non-news from Chicago

A couple days ago, a man named Panson De Oaks wrote to us on Facebook, linking to a video from the TV station WGN in Chicago. The video was a segment on vacation destinations — mostly high-end, expensive ones. Included was a vacation destination in Montana, Paws Up, a “glamping” destination in the Missoula area.… Continue reading NBC Montana reporting non-news from Chicago

The mystery of the disappearing KTVM story

Cops and courts reporter Whitney Bermes pointed out this interesting disappearing-story mystery today. Whitney received a phone call today from VOICE Center Director Alanna Sherstad and Assistant Managing Editor Ted Sullivan got one from Bozeman police Chief Ron Price. Both callers wanted to talk about a story detailing the affidavit for Kevin A. Briggs. Briggs… Continue reading The mystery of the disappearing KTVM story

A missed reporting opportunity

It must be sweeps week or close to it because the news stations in town are kicking it into high gear with special assignments and more reporting than normal.* My favorites: Who ends up paying for the county’s search and rescue operations? The answer, unsurprisingly: county taxpayers.) A local church speaks out about a handwritten… Continue reading A missed reporting opportunity

News station sends press release saying it’s doing news

We got a press release today from the local NBC affiliate, KTVM, promoting an upcoming special report it will air next week on guns in America. The series will air at all five Bonten Media Group stations across the country and will cover topics ranging from the Second Amendment to mental health. Each of the… Continue reading News station sends press release saying it’s doing news