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Palm Springs CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Broadcasting ‘Private’ Conversation

The news director at Palm Springs CBS affiliate CBS Local2 has apologized to viewers on the station’s website after an open mic broadcast snippets of a conversation between station anchors during CBS News’ coverage of the Navy Yard shootings.

Earlier tonight during the national newscast on our partner station CBS Local 2, a technical malfunction broadcast part of a private conversation. Some people heard it, but only heard part of the conversation. We sincerely apologize if we offended any of you.

Sincerely,
Bob Smith, News Director

Smith told TVSpy, the conversation viewers heard was about a report on a Peyton Manning versus Eli Manning story. “One of our anchors thought the tone of the report did not match the subject matter — considering the fact 13 people died in Washington, DC and the utter devastation caused by the flooding in Colorado,” said Smith. “Unfortunately some viewers only heard part of the conversation and took offense.” Read more

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VIDEO: KPSP Anchor Introduces Chief Meteorologist Patrick Evans As A ‘Blowhard’

File this one under “honesty is the best policy.”

Transitioning from a story on high winds in the Palm Springs area, KPSP evening anchor Kris Long introduced “our favorite blowhard,” chief meteorologist Patrick Evans (watch above).

“That’s very generous of you to say, especially here in the Christmas holiday season,” Evans responded.