Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Feb. 20, 2010




New York Times:

It was an instinctual move, honed through years of watching the Olympics on television. Tom August, a resident of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., changed channels to see what was on CBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. It's an option available to many American border cities like Detroit, Buffalo and Seattle, and a secret escape for Americans who do not want to watch NBC. But as August soon realized, that option was not available for the Vancouver Games. CTV, Canada's largest private broadcaster, won the rights to broadcast the Vancouver Games, and August's cable company does not carry it... Canadian TV Switch Displeases Americans (Sat, 2/20)



Detroit Free Press:

Paul Carey, who was Ernie Harwell's partner on Tigers broadcasts for 19 seasons, said it's "heartrending" to see Harwell deal with his terminal cancer. "He's the most gentle, the most tolerant, most patient man I've ever known," Carey said Friday morning at the Tigers' spring training camp. "He's just one of a kind. There will never be another Ernie." Carey said he has been talking to Harwell about once a week. Their most recent conversation was Monday... Ernie Harwell's ordeal saddens Paul Carey (Sat, 2/20)







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