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RIP Gil Noble, pioneering black broadcaster

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Frank_Ridgeway, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    He was 80 and had a 44-year career in NYC television. The wire obits fail to mention that he was a radio guy on a tryout with WABC-TV in 1967 when they sent him to cover a disturbance that became the famous Newark riots in which 26 people were killed.

  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    RIP to a true pioneer.
  3. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    For a white kid interested in issues about race, Like It Is was an eye opening show.

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