“It is important that we let viewers know in Durham and other places that we are really interested in what is happening there, we are committed to covering what is making news where they live and work,” says Rick Gall, WRAL’s news director.
TV stations are finding that new election software from Magis Media can be the differentiator for their station on election night. Ease of use, real-time mapping and a visually pleasing display all lead to better storytelling, they say.
If you were watching the Presidential debate Tuesday night, you might have wondered, who’s lying? Who’s stretching the truth? Who’s making claims that aren’t true? WRAL viewers watching on their mobile or digital device received the fact checks in real-time.