TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Networks Air Special Reports to Report Dow Plunge

Just after 4 PM, when the markets closed, the big three broadcast networks all broke into regular programming to air brief special reports on the loss of more than 500 points by the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Brian Williams anchored for NBC, Scott Pelley anchored for CBS and David Muir anchored for ABC.

The cable news channels were covering the lead-up to close nearly non-stop, with the business channels going commercial-free.

Mediabistro Course

Create Quick Video for the Web

Create Quick Video for the WebLearn how to shoot, edit, and encode online video! Starting October 4, write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit film, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Students will get hands-on experience with a Canon HDV camera and Final Cut in this course. Register now!