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U.S. TV news networks aim for credibility, not speed, on election night

U.S. TV news networks aim for credibility, not speed, on election night

(Reuters) - In preparing for election night, some top U.S. television news executives see a cautionary tale in a notorious November evening two decades ago. After major networks projected Vice President Al Gore the winner in the crucial state of Florida, they pivoted in the wee hours to calling his Republican rival George W. Bush the next president. The margin was so...

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Al Gore Donald Trump George W. Bush Jay Wallace Reuters U.S.