I recently moved a wee bit out in the country outside Philadelphia, so this promo spoke to me. I often see deer in the middle of the day on the side of road, and there, they are cute. But having one walk out in front of your car at night is frightening and can be […]
I often see deer in the middle of the day on the side of road, and there, they are cute. But having one walk out in front of your car at night is frightening and can be deadly.
Is this Facebook promo from KRDO, the ABC affiliate in Colorado Springs owned by the News Press & Gazette Co., over the top? Some Facebook users said so.
This commercial makes me upset. It makes deer look like the bad guys. I understand the seriousness of hitting a deer, but this commercial is worded all wrong. Martha Gonzales
A little overly dramatic? Michael Rufe
Perhaps just a bit, but it does get your attention and that’s the point.
There are 20 deer per square mile in Colorado Springs, and on average, three deer per day crash into cars.
One promise made in the promo was that the story would provide solutions.
One might be to get a deer whistle, but data on whether they work vary.
NOTE: I’m working with the station to get these embedded. In the meantime, here are the links to each part.
Click here for part one.
Click here for part two.
If someone walked up to me and told me they could see dead people, I’d say I saw that movie, too.
In this story from KTRK, ABC’s Houston O&O, Charles Crumb sees dead people, and he says, “Maybe I’m crazy, you know.”
Or he could be an indigo child. Indigo children are children who are believed to possess special, unusual, and sometimes supernatural traits or abilities.
There’s even a test one can take to find out.