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Audiences Flock to Cable for Convention Coverage

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Audiences Flock to Cable for Convention Coverage

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Audiences Flock to Cable for Convention Coverage

Audiences Flock to Cable for Convention Coverage

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The main broadcast TV networks have devoted just one hour a night over three nights to covering the Democratic Convention, citing a lack of news value over the nomination. The networks' ratings are down, but PBS and cable networks have risen. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and Washington Post media writer Howard Kurtz.