Ten O'Clock News; Marathon coverage dispute
WCVB disputes rights of exclusive marathon coverage purchased by WBZ from the Boston Athletic Association (BAA). Boston Marathon Credential Committee working. Runners and TV cameras filming. Interview with James Coppersmith of WCVB on why the station is suing for coverage rights, since the Boston Marathon is a public news event. Quote from WBZ news director Stan Hopkins. Interviews with runners. Discussion of the changes in the Boston Marathon over the last ten years.
- Ten O'Clock News
Marathon coverage dispute
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Mass media
- Boston Marathon
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- George, Christy (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Marathon coverage dispute,” 04/13/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_649810F9AA78461A88E3ACC06DD48A3C.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Marathon coverage dispute.” 04/13/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_649810F9AA78461A88E3ACC06DD48A3C>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Marathon coverage dispute. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_649810F9AA78461A88E3ACC06DD48A3C