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> FNC’s Chris Wallace in Rome: “I have shivers up my spine.” The chyron blares: “We Have A Pope!”
> On NBC, Brian Williams admitted he was “delving into the realm of speculation.” Every other anchor did the same thing…
> White smoke was seen at 11:49am, and the bells tolled at 12:04pm, according to NBC’s lower-third.
> On CBS, John Roberts anchored from a balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square, while Bob Schieffer anchored from NY.
> ABC’s coverage, “The New Pope,” was anchored by Charlie Gibson in New York.
> “There is a new leader of the 1.1 billion member Catholic church. A new pope has been elected,” CNN’s Wolf Blitzer trumpeted.
> Gawker: “Fox News calls it black! Italian media says white! ABC says white! Someone will change their mind! ABC is now uncertain!”