Monday, June 13, 2005
Jackson Verdict Draws Blanket Coverage
ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision and Telemundo affiliates in Sacramento, San Francisco, Chico, Bakersfield and Fresno broke regular programming at about 1:45 to carry the audio feed of the verdicts. In addition, Sacramento's KMAX-31 carried the CBS network feed; KTVU-2 Oakland dropped Fox Children's programming for CNN coverage.
In Sacramento, KFBK-1530 blanketed the airwaves with live ABC Radio news coverage; shock jocks Don and Mike broke format to cover the news on their Westwood One show, carried locally on KHTK-1140.