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WTSP-TV Uses Skype for Live Shot

From: Al Tompkins, Poynter.org Monday morning, WTSP-TV anchor/reporter Janie Porter was on TV, reporting live from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on the run-up to this week’s national college football championship game. She didn’t have a big live truck accompanying her, or an engineer tuning in a shot or a photojournalist standing behind the camera and setting up lights. Porter set up her own camera, opened her laptop, connected the camera to…

The Thin Yellow Line

From: Gizmodo We all take the yellow first-down line for granted when watching NFL games, but the technology behind the scenes is pretty impressive. Tech blog, Gizmodo gives us the low “down.”  (sorry about the pun!) [Fandom]