The Fight For Five Percent

For a story on how local stations are handling the four month delay in the DTV transition, I interviewed area media critic Rick Redding. He said about five percent of Louisvillians aren’t ready for the transition, and he speculated that WLKY, WDRB, WHAS and WAVE are delaying their transition in part to keep their share of that 5%.

WLKY Head Opposes DTV Delay

A proposal to delay the national digital television switchover could cost local television stations tens of thousands of dollars if it’s enacted.

DTV Delay?

The program that supplies coupons for converter boxes ran out of money this month. In response Obama transition team co-chair John Podesta suggests Congress delay the transition to give people more time to learn about DTV and to get coupons.