12.29.10: News in Contrast

By Chris Ariens 

On this final Wednesday of 2010, stories are running hot and cold on the cable news channels. As the White House press corps covered the president in Hawaii, in the lower 48, it was all about the cold, snow and the aftermath of the northeast blizzard.

Mike Emanuel in Honolulu

Claudia Cowan on the "epic" snowfall in Lake Tahoe. Great for skiers, but 10,000 homes are without power.

Ed Henry in Honolulu

Susan Candiotti at JFK airport covering fliers still stranded by the Blizzard of 2010

Mike Viqueira in Honolulu

Weather Channel's Mike Seidel on MSNBC covering the ski lift accident in Maine