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Behind-The-Scenes at “Largest Live Operation” on the Web

dnc_8-24.gifTammy Haddad left her post as Washington VP at MSNBC over a year ago, and is back covering the conventions in 2008 in a very unconventional way.

As one of the executive producers of the Convention live webcasts for washingtonpost.com/Newsweek last week in Denver and next week in St. Paul, Haddad is looking to make the web the newest way to bring TV news to an audience hungry for political coverage.

washpo_8-29.jpgWe stopped by Thursday’s web cast as it went live at 6:00pmET. “We are on the internet,” assistant managing editor for news video for washingtonpost.com Chet Rhodes tells TVNewser. “We’re not trying to be NBC News.”

Rhodes, who also serves as an executive producer on the show, says the staff consists of people within the company. “We take people inside the company and train up on video,” he says. “This is the largest live operation of any newspaper.”

“We have what everyone else wants,” says Haddad.

What features distinguish it from the cablers and networks?

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The Ticker: Haddad, Logan, Clinton…

access_7-11.JPG> Steve Forrest, the Access Hollywood producer who landed the exclusive the mainstream media couldn’t get, appears today on Tammy Haddad‘s radio show at 1pmET. It broadcasts on XM channel POTUS08, and can be heard online here. Update: Maria Menounos, who conducted the interview, will be a guest on the program as well.

> In response to these comments, Marketwatch’s Jon Friedman gives, “10 reasons why Lara Logan shouldn’t snub TV news.” Some reasons? FBN’s Neil Cavuto, NBC’s Brian Williams and ABC’s Nightline.

> “Clintons Never Quit,” an hour-long look at Bill, Hillary and Chelsea, airs tonight on CNN at 10pmET. “They both may be down now, but they’re certainly not out,” writes AC360 correspondent Tom Foreman.

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