PBS station in San Diego to unveil intelligent news show

KPBS in San Diego plans to launch "Evening Edition," a weeknight local news and analysis show, on Sept. 26. “We’ve spent a lot of time preparing and planning for this program,” station general manager Tom Karlo said in a statement. “We saw a tremendous opportunity on television to provide our community with intelligent, objective, and accurate news on global and local issues.” The station will also increase its partnership with the independent nonprofit Watchdog Institute, which has been based at San Diego State University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies. What ever happened to plans for a nightly news show at KCET here?

Meanwhile: KCET will air “Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story,” a documentary on Kathy Kohner Zuckerman and the Gidget story, Thursday at 9:30 p.m.

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