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A Banner Christmas Eve

It’s not often a cable news network uses a prefix in their lower third banners to identify people. Usually, it’s simply Obama, Bush, or Cheney. But we noticed on FNC this afternoon, that they’re referring to the Pres.-elect as “Mr.” Is this a trickle down of Roger Ailes“treat him with respect” approach?

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And then there’s this lower third banner we noticed on MSNBC:

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An FAA official with the last name Smiley, discussing holiday travel woes as thousands of passengers are doing anything but smiling.

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