A technical problem forced Oakland television station KTVU off the air for several hours early Monday morning.
Television news anchor Frank Somerville is taking an extended leave of absence to focus on his health, his employer confirmed in a statement this week.
FOX will swap its Boston and Memphis stations in exchange for control of KTVU and KICU from Cox Broadcasting.
A veteran journalist with KTVU-TV nearly saved the station from embarrassment last month when she raised concern about the authenticity of four names purporting to belong to pilots aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214.
An email sent by a local aviation expert to KTVU containing fake names of four pilots aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was an “internal joke” that wasn’t supposed to air, a new report revealed on Friday.
A usually-reliable aviation expert provided San Francisco FOX affiliate KTVU-TV with four erroneous names thought to have belonged to pilots aboard an aircraft that crashed at a local airport.
Three people have been fired from San Francisco television station KTVU over an erroneous report that aired on July 12.
YouTube has restored at least two videos depicting an erroneous report delivered by San Francisco-based FOX affiliate KTVU-TV that had been the subject of scrutiny and comment in the recent weeks.
“Multiple people” handled an erroneous report before it was aired by Oakland, California-based FOX affiliate KTVU on July 12, an advocacy group said Monday.
The Asian American Journalists Association said on Friday it had met with manager at KTVU in the wake of the station’s embarrassing report on four a plane that crashed at a San Francisco airport earlier in the month.