Still smoking the cannibus at KCAL, I see


Ouch, it's been a bad run in whatever they call the Chyron department these days at KCAL 9. Earlier this month they were too rushed (or unaware or high) to look up the spelling of cannabis. Tonight a viewer spotted a teaser for a story about airline seats that one hopes is about chairs made by Taylor Seating of Youngstown, Ohio. Alas, our viewer thought not. "KCAL 'taylors' its news graphics to its viewers," our correspondent writes.

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