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TV News Anchor Maureen O'Boyle's Emotional Reaction Upon Hearing Her Rapist Wouldn't Be Paroled: 'I Had a Good Twelve Hours of Crying'

29 May 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Maureen O’ Boyle was getting ready to do a live tease for the afternoon news when she got the phone call she’d been nervously anticipating for weeks. An anchor for Wbtv in Charlotte, North Carolina, O’Boyle had worked tirelessly to keep her rapist in prison and was in the makeup room when someone from the parole board called. "He asked me if I was sitting down and I was thinking the worst when he said that," the 52-year-old tells People. "I said just tell me already!" O’Boyle says she crumpled from relief and started hysterically crying when »

- Michelle Boudin, @michelleboudin

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TV News Anchor Maureen O'Boyle's Emotional Reaction Upon Hearing Her Rapist Wouldn't Be Paroled: 'I Had a Good Twelve Hours of Crying'

29 May 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Maureen O’ Boyle was getting ready to do a live tease for the afternoon news when she got the phone call she’d been nervously anticipating for weeks. An anchor for Wbtv in Charlotte, North Carolina, O’Boyle had worked tirelessly to keep her rapist in prison and was in the makeup room when someone from the parole board called. "He asked me if I was sitting down and I was thinking the worst when he said that," the 52-year-old tells People. "I said just tell me already!" O’Boyle says she crumpled from relief and started hysterically crying when »

- Michelle Boudin, @michelleboudin

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Rape Survivor and TV News Anchor Fights to Keep Her Rapist Behind Bars After Learning He Could Be Set Free: 'My Whole World Stopped'

24 March 2016 7:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thirty years after she awakened to find a naked man pinning her down and holding a sharp and cold knife against her throat, news anchor Maureen O'Boyle is reliving the most terrifying day of her life with the realization that her rapist could soon be walking free. James E. Starling, now 53, was sentenced to 50 years in prison in 1986 for the rape of O'Boyle and another woman in Macon, Georgia, and still has 20 years to serve in prison. So O'Boyle, a former host of A Current Affair and Extra, who now anchors the evening news for Wbtv in Charlotte, N.C. »

- Cathy Free, @cathyjfree

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Rape Survivor and TV News Anchor Fights to Keep Her Rapist Behind Bars After Learning He Could Be Set Free: 'My Whole World Stopped'

24 March 2016 7:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Thirty years after she awakened to find a naked man pinning her down and holding a sharp and cold knife against her throat, news anchor Maureen O'Boyle is reliving the most terrifying day of her life with the realization that her rapist could soon be walking free. James E. Starling, now 53, was sentenced to 50 years in prison in 1986 for the rape of O'Boyle and another woman in Macon, Georgia, and still has 20 years to serve in prison. So O'Boyle, a former host of A Current Affair and Extra, who now anchors the evening news for Wbtv in Charlotte, N.C. »

- Cathy Free, @cathyjfree

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‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Recap: The Gloves Come Off in ‘Conspiracy Theories’

15 March 2016 8:01 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Spoiler alert: Do not read until you’ve watched episode 7 of “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” titled “Conspiracy Theories.”

If you could pinpoint a single moment when the prosecution lost the O.J. Simpson murder trial, it was arguably when Simpson struggled to pull on those leather gloves.

It would provide Johnnie Cochran with that famous line for his closing arguments, which must have been ringing in the jury’s ears as they deliberated.

And 20 years later, it would offer a dramatic conclusion to yet another tension-packed episode, brilliantly directed by Anthony Hemingway. “Conspiracy Theories” charts the ups-and-downs in the ongoing battles within the prosecution and defense teams, where what happens outside the courtroom matters even more than what happens inside.

Take the dream team, which grows ever more fraught with its many egos and competing self-interests. With the revelation last week that Johnnie Cochran (Courtney B. Vance) has a few »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Entries open for Jacoby-Walkley scholarship

13 March 2016 3:24 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

2015 scholarship recipient Annalise Bolt.

Entries are open for the 2016 Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship, a three-month paid journalism internship open to final-year university students and recent graduates aged 26 and under..

The scholarship aims to support "storytellers with a passion for TV journalism and dreams of carving out a career in the competitive television industry".

Established in 2013 through the support of media executive Anita Jacoby, the scholarship recognises the legacy of her father, Phillip Jacoby, a pioneer in the Australian electronics and broadcast industry..

.The Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to strut your stuff in front of a selection panel of senior industry figures,. Walkley Foundation acting CEO and general manager Louisa Graham said. .

.The winner goes onto an eight-week placement at Nine, but shortlisted applicants have also been offered opportunities".

Across 12 weeks, the successful applicant will placed at the Nine Network in Sydney for eight weeks - with four weeks at 60 Minutes, »

- Staff Writer

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