Posts Tagged ‘audience’

Swearing in Outdoor TV: Yes, No, or It Happens?

Swearing does happen – especially when that shot doesn’t go right or something just spooked your 10-pointer. A quick under-the-breath word is said – or maybe its more of a shout in anger. Either way, for a G-Rated cable network, all swear words must be bleeped out. Unfortunately, most intelligent people can still figure out…

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Should We Respond to Non-Viewers?

With some of the anti-hunting groups finding a new place to post unfounded “stats” and vulgar comments about hunting on Facebook, we’ve seen a rise in viewer comments. I should put quotes around the word “viewer” because with Facebook reaching the far depths of our world, these posts are going places our network, and even…

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After the Kill Shot: How “Should” We Respond?

This is something that’s concerned me for some time. And I never thought about it until the network started receiving negative comments about the hunters having “too much fun” on TV. Mainly, they are showing excitement/passion/joy after making a kill shot. I shrugged off the comments as an anti-hunter and how they were going to hate…

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If I Started a TV Show…

Our viewers are a passionate bunch. They love watching TV (more than 11 hours a week of hunt/shoot/fish programming) and they dream of someday being the next Pigman or “All-American Fisherman.” Those are big shoes to fill. I receive several emails a week with a variation on the form, “How do I start my own…

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Communication & Your Audience’s Perceptions

Crossing the parking lot to church last Sunday my husband asked if I wanted to enter via the front, or the back of the church. As we approached the side door, I said the front and kept walking. He stopped and said “ohhkay” and shrugged his shoulders. Giving him a quizzical look, I realized his…

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