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Posts Tagged ‘Dale Russell’

Affiliate Reporting Gives Fox News First Access to Marathon Bomb Photos

Investigative reporting at the Atlanta Fox O&O made Fox News the first national news outlet with access to the photos of the Boston marathon bomb.

Dale Russell, an investigative reporter for WAGA, was the first to obtain the photos, TVSpy reports. They aired on the local Fox affiliate on the 6:30 p.m. newscast and first aired nationally at the top of Shepard Smith‘s 7pmET Fox News program.

The photos were included in an FBI bulletin issued to law enforcement Tuesday. After the bulletin was obtained by the Associated Press, the photos appeared on the other cable news networks, as well as on the network morning shows this morning.

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Herman Cain Denies Affair: ‘Here We Go Again’

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Dale Russell an investigative reporter at WAGA, the Fox station in Atlanta interviewed businesswoman Ginger White, who told of having a 13-year-long affair with GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain. The station kept the interview under wraps, but let the story trickle out over Twitter and online. (And just so you know who got the exclusive, they plastered their station logo over White’s picture).

But even before the station could air the full “exclusive” story — which they will during the 6pm newscast — Cain went on CNN’s “Situation Room” with a prebuttal telling Wolf Blitzer it’s simply not true: “I just wanted to give you a heads up and your audience a heads up. Here we go again.”