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The Origin of the Watch Night Service
On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square. As we look back on 2009, there is much to reflect on in our lives, in our neighborhoods, city, state, country and world. Continue Reading →
This fits in the I’m not surprised category:
A response from Fox
Fox News VP of programming Suzanne Scott explains, “We received tens of thousands of text message submissions during our New Years Eve special, and this particular viewer submission was inadvertently cleared for air. At FOX we recognize our error as opposed to networks who allow their hosts to utter crude vulgarities to the public.”
The “crude vulgarity” Scott referenced was Kathy Griffin on CNN.
Think Progress caught a “magic negro” reference during the New Years Eve broadcast on Fox News.
Viewers were allowed to text in messages that scrolled across the bottom in lieu of the news.
One message read:
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND LET’S HOPE THE MAGIC NEGRO DOES A GOOD JOB. LOVE JEN AND JOHN C.