Miners Dead Again: Notes

By Brian 

> The news was announced by Gov. Joe Manchin at a press conference, so all three nets broke the news simultaneously.

> CNN dropped coverage of the incident at 5:40pm, while FNC stayed with it until the top of the hour.

> “After Thursday’s lecture to her staff, Kim Hume should be proud of FNC today. Kelly Wright is on scene and providing excellent coverage,” an e-mailer says…

> MSNBC covered the story in a “special 5pm live hour with Natalie Allen, pre-empting Headliners & Legends,” an e-mailer adds.

> A headline on MSNBC.com said “Failed rescue,” so I clicked it, but it led to a story about the whale that didn’t survive Saturday’s London rescue attempt…