It’s Very Easy To Take This Local Newscast Graphic Out Of Context, So We’ll Do Exactly That

  • Timothy Burke

You’re a San Antonio resident, casually channelsurfing through the late newscasts, when all of a sudden, you find this on your screen:

You might double-take so fast you break your neck. But sure enough, that’s the fullscreen San Antonio’s WOAI used to demonstrate the length of new Spurs rookie Kawhi Leonard compared to the broadcast talent. The length of what?

Oh, well that explains everything. Chyron operators are urged in the future that to avoid shocking more sensitive viewers, they indicate when putting inch-lengths next to their on-air talents that it’s HAND measurements.