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The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Coverage You Can't Count On

13

September

WCTV, the CBS affiliate in Tallahassee, wants to set the record straight. On its 6 p.m. Eyewitness News Wednesday, the station ran a story on Rep. Jeff Kottkamp being selected as Charlie Crist's running mate. However, WCTV (slogan: "Coverage You Can Count On") ran footage of the wrong handsome middle-aged man with graying hair.

That would be, uh, Steve Bousquet of the St. Petersburg Times. A contrite co-anchor Julie Montanaro immediately phoned The Buzz to apologize for this small case of mistaken identity. (WCTV ran video of reporters boarding a plane for the trip to Cape Coral where Kottkamp was introduced).

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:45pm]

    

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