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15th Jul '16 8:39:45 AM IAmNotAFunguy
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* Both local channels and actual networks may use a crawl to break a major news story or inform of a major news story when they do not want to interrupt a program in progress, especially during prime time.

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* Both local channels and actual networks may use a crawl to break a major news story or inform of update a major news story when they do not want to interrupt a program in progress, especially during prime time.
15th Jul '16 8:38:58 AM IAmNotAFunguy
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* Local channels in America do this all the time for a number of reasons, including warning of severe weather, or to warn that a regularly scheduled show will be preempted.
* Both local channels and actual networks may use a crawl to break a major news story or inform of a major news story when they do not want to interrupt a program in progress, especially during prime time.
10th Jun '16 4:41:10 PM jormis29
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* ''VideoGame/SimCity 3000'' has a news ticker which alternates between items giving genuine information about how you're doing and daft stories such as "Mayor denies kitty kibble shortage". And if you had disasters enabled, you'd better pay attention to the ticker, 'cuz if it says something about earth rumblings, crop circles, rowdy demonstrations or malfunctioning satellites, ''it's time to smash the doomsday siren button!''

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* ''VideoGame/SimCity 3000'' has a news ticker which alternates between items giving genuine information about how you're doing and daft stories such as "Mayor denies kitty kibble shortage". And if you had disasters enabled, you'd better pay attention to the ticker, 'cuz if it says something about earth rumblings, crop circles, {{crop circles}}, rowdy demonstrations or malfunctioning satellites, ''it's time to smash the doomsday siren button!''
4th Jun '16 6:22:57 PM gewunomox
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* The song "Bad Day" by {{REM}} has a video that spoofs news reports, complete with a crawl filled with spoof news items such as "Series/DoctorWho was born in 1937, could be expected to live for many more years even if he was captured".

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* The song "Bad Day" by {{REM}} Music/{{REM}} has a video that spoofs news reports, complete with a crawl filled with spoof news items such as "Series/DoctorWho was born in 1937, could be expected to live for many more years even if he was captured".
13th Jan '16 4:08:29 PM Kartoonkid95
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** The gag was repeated in "Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson", with such headlines as "Obama calls mulligan on first term" and "Europe puts Greece on eBay".


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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': In "Bullocks to Stan", Hayley breaks up with Deputy Bullock over the phone during a news conference, and the "C-Spin" ticker shows headlines regarding the scenario.
8th Jan '16 8:12:15 AM randomsurfer
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* ''WebVideo/StarWarsUncut'': The discussion between Darth Vader, Grand Moff Tarkin, and Admiral Tagge about the Imperial Senate is presented by TalkingHeads on [[AlphabetNewsNetwork ENN]] along with a text crawl underneath: "Senate Dissolved...Moisture Farmers See Record Low Season"
31st Dec '15 4:47:18 PM nombretomado
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* The ''{{Community}}'' episode "Intro To Political Science" has one of these during Troy and Abed's coverage of the class election. Examples: "Professor Slater Still Missing", "Basketball Team Loses Ball", "Professor Duncan Quits Drinking Again".

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* The ''{{Community}}'' ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "Intro To Political Science" has one of these during Troy and Abed's coverage of the class election. Examples: "Professor Slater Still Missing", "Basketball Team Loses Ball", "Professor Duncan Quits Drinking Again".
31st Dec '15 9:32:52 AM TheGreatUnknown
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* At one point in ''{{VideoGame/Undertale}}'', Mettaton forces you to watch the live feed from his TV station of the action. The crawl at the bottom displays humorous news stories about enemies you've encountered, and differs depending on whether or not they lived.



* At one point in ''VideoGame/Undertale'', Mettaton forces you to watch the live feed from his TV station of the action. The crawl at the bottom displays humorous news stories about enemies you've encountered, and differs depending on whether or not they lived.
31st Dec '15 9:32:05 AM TheGreatUnknown
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* At one point in ''VideoGame/Undertale'', Mettaton forces you to watch the live feed from his TV station of the action. The crawl at the bottom displays humorous news stories about enemies you've encountered, and differs depending on whether or not they lived.
15th Oct '15 4:00:27 AM Medinoc
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* In ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown'', the situation room has a news ticker which adds some flavor to in-game events. Every mission, every council request fulfilled or denied, results in a news item.
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