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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Monday, August 01, 2011

Local TV Reporter Hospitalized When Shot With BB Gun During Live Broadcast

(By Matt Schneider, Mediaite) - A local news reporter in California unfortunately found herself in the news when she was shot at with a BB gun by two teenage boys. During a live report, Leanne Suter, a reporter for KABC-TV, was hit in the hand by a BB gun pellet and was taken to a nearby hospital. Luckily she was not seriously injured.

The news van was also hit by a pellet, and two teenage boys were arrested in connection with the shooting.


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