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Denver Local Stations Pool Interviews with Family Members, Victims of Colorado Theater Shooting

Poynter’s Al Tompkins talks to KUSA multimedia journalist Kevin Torres, as well as other reporters in Denver, about local stations in the market pooling interviews with victims and family members in the aftermath of last week’s Colorado theater shooting:

“The rules that we operate under are that a station can’t even look over what they shot until they feed it out to everybody,” Torres told me by email. “You can’t post it online, you can’t write about it until everybody in the pool has it.”

While journalists, of course, would like to do their own interviewing, Torres said the pool system is easier on the families. Read more

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KUSA Airing Special Series on Dog Behavior as Anchor Kyle Dyer Recovers From Second Surgery

KUSA morning anchor Kyle Dyer underwent her second surgery on Monday to repair facial injuries she suffered when a dog bit her on live TV two weeks ago.

Dyer received 20 stitches during the operation and had 70 stitches removed from her previous surgery, according to KUSA.

“As a result of Kyle’s injuries, all this week we are going to air a special series on canine behavior,” the NBC-affiliate announced on Monday.

The series, from reporter Kevin Torres, will air during KUSA’s 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Monday’s segment focused on the best ways for humans to interact with dogs, especially those that are unfamiliar (video inside). Read more