Thursday, April 20, 2006

KTHV Weekend Anchor Suspended

This from the tip box: "KTHV Weekend Anchor Win Noble suspended with pay pending investigation of the attached link concerning a personal blog. Word is he has been involved in several recent fights at bars. Anchors/Reporters sign an ethics clause upon employment at the station.

This blog with Win's pics comments alledgely violates that agreement.http://www.myspace.com/starlessallstars "

105 Comments:

At 10:04 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't see what you're talking about on that site. Where is it?

 
At 10:18 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh. I see it now. Ouch.

 
At 10:50 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK what about for us people who are too lazy to look at the whole thing?

 
At 10:54 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://www.myspace.com/pushingideals

 
At 10:56 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

He doesn't deserve to be suspended over this blog. KTHV needs to lighten up.

 
At 11:05 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't know about suspended, but this guy needs to mature a little. The blog reads like a 21 year old's birthday party.

 
At 11:07 PM, April 20, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You mean there are actually people over the age of 25 with a my space account?! I agree with the above poster, he needs to grow up and stop acting like he is in college.

 
At 3:42 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So he got suspended for singing vulgar rock music? I guess I still don't understand why he got suspended. Am I missing something?

 
At 7:48 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good riddance. He has a pitiful delivery of news and I never understood why he was on the air in the first place. The Little Rock TV market has always been graced with "interesting" TV talent. Remember the bizarre three-some cat fight with nail clippers with the anchors at KARK about 10 years ago?

 
At 8:38 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

like this is really an news flash?

 
At 10:28 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I dont think anything on these blogs warrants him getting let go. Anyone ever heard of the First Amendment? I can think of much worse things someone could do...but you can't fire someone for their beliefs or telling others about them. I think he's just a normal single guy who sings in a band and happens to work on tv. He writes blogs like so many people HIS AGE are doing these days-whats the big deal? He is great at what he does and should definately not be fired for talking about what he believes in.

 
At 10:48 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I thought it was THIS blog that was the issue:

http://www.myspace.com/pushingideals

Is it okay for a news anchor to write "F you" and "I'm gonna come and kill you?" Is that okay?

NO.

 
At 10:53 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

NUT CASE

 
At 11:22 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This brings up another question:
Win Noble hardly writes any news copy for KTHV and he has time to write on a blog? Are you kidding me?

 
At 11:26 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want to know more about these alleged bar fights. He sure doesn't look like a fighter and what on-air TV person is going to risk a black eye or knocked out tooth?

 
At 11:31 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ya think maybe it might have something to with the fact that his party time and lifestyle are ultimately affecting his job performance?

Like the fact that he has to have his hand held at work to get through a newscast - he can't write his own stuff - won't/can't do reporting without being pampered because he's hung over etc . . . ????

Or maybe it's the fact that he just plan is no good and is not working at trying to improve anything!

THV needs a big time talent - or should I say lack thereof - overhaul anyway - great place to start!

 
At 11:33 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want to know more about these alleged bar fights. He sure doesn't look like a fighter and what on-air TV person is going to risk a black eye or knocked out tooth?

a drunk one with a big ego!

 
At 11:42 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes it is alright. He was NOT on the news or on the clock...and his site makes no reference to KTHV anywhere. He has just as much of a right to say the F word as you do. Now if he would have said F You Little Rock on air, like Ron Burgundy did in Anchor Man...we would have a problem. But he didnt and you can't fire someone for posting their opinions. And I'm willing to bet that he was kidding with the "Kill you" statement that I cant even find.

 
At 11:57 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please give more information about the KARK anchors and the nail shop.

 
At 11:57 AM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

For you Lazy news people here is a c&p from Wins Myspace page:

“Dealing With Difficult People At Work”

I ran across an article at work entitled Dealing With Difficult People At Work. I won't bore you with the whole article but I will hit the high points and solutions, followed by my commentary.

Heres how the article says you'll know that you are dealing with a "Difficult Person:" Do you feel tongue-tied or unable to function around the difficult person, from here on out I will refer to them as bullies. Do you think about quitting because of the bully? Do you have thoughts of revenge? Are you noticing physical symptoms from the stress of being around the bully? Does working with this person cause you to make mistakes at work? Does working with a verbally abusive bully cause you to take your anger out on your family?

The articles proposed solutions (word for word):

1) Silent Refocusing - Speak this silent phrase to yourself over and over: Hear the valuable stuff. Ignore the anger. Its not yours.

2) Say to yourself, I'm glad Im not that persons gall bladder.

3) Use a Comeback Line that Shows Caring and Professionalism. Pull out a pad and pen and tell the bully, Let me write this down. I really want to make sure I understand what you are telling me.

Here's how I know if I am dealing with a "difficult person" at work... I hate them. I also have some suggestions you may wish to take under consideration... They get more forceful as the list goes on.

1) Tell the bully to fuck off!

2) Register the bully online with NAMBLA (National Man Boy Love Association) and request hard-core pictures sent to their home.

3) Tell them if they keep this shit up, youll take a dump on their car.

4) Follow them home after work. Pull up behind them in the driveway and say Now I know where you live. If you dont want me to come back, quit fucking with me!

5) Explain to them how fragile your mental state is and that your therapist told you the next person that gives you a hard time will probably wake up one night in a pool of their own blood with you standing over them crying and saying "I've done a bad thing."

6) Finally (and this one is guaranteed to work), walk up to them and whisper so that no one else can possibly hear you: If you dont leave me alone, I'm going to fucking kill you. I dont mind spending the rest of my life in jail as long as your dead.

Good Luck,

Win

 
At 12:02 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Win, Where will you be tonight? Eager to introduce you to some "scavenger males". Ever seen a scavenger working on a carcass?

 
At 12:52 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good! With Win being suspended maybe we will see more of Melissa Dunbar anchoring the wekend news. Adding her together with weekend met Becky Ditchfield will be a weekend news ratings bonanza for KTHV.

 
At 2:20 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think he's made for great viewing on TV. He's interesting and engaging. He hasn't been on the list of viewers' favorite anchors for nothing. I don't work with him and I don't dislike him. I've met him in public and seen him with other people in aforementioned bars and he's always been sincere and welcoming of the numerous people who've approached him. As for fights, there are always two people in every fight. Maybe he should be reprimanded, but no more than that. And finally, whoever this anonymous source is that's dissing him about his attitude in the workplace, it sounds to me like you don't have the guts to put your name on your post. You're just hiding behind veils of secrecy to take cowardly pot-shots at him. Don't use this as a way to even scores. I hope he's clear about what his career means to him and I hope he's back on KTHV soon, not because people will be clamoring for him, but because that's what he wants to do.

 
At 2:21 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's sad... But you would think that if you were going to be in the public eye all the time you would watch your behaivor. If anything, I would think he would get in trouble for the the fighting and not the blogs.

 
At 2:50 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

what i heard was that he was called in on the fighting, (and racial name calling?) Then, the blog was discovered.

So, first you have a drunk fighter/name caller, then you have a blog that spews his hatred.

yikes.

 
At 2:57 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's safe to say there's a lot more to this that hopefully the masses will never know. There's no way someone on TV news can act and say and write the things he did and not get some significant punishment or demotion. He'll downplay it and say he didn't do it and that it was no big deal. That's fine, but you defenders should know there's a lot more to it. Gannett is a very forgiving company and good to work for. If he loses his job, it will be his fault, not KTHV's.

 
At 3:00 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Um - have you guys watched him on the weekend? The guy can not string a coherent sentece together without messing up the words or slurring his speach. No big loss - ta-ta winner!

 
At 3:01 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Win is immature, but an alright enough guy. There's just a lot more to this since Gannett is a very forgiving company.

There's no way you can act, say and write what he did and not expect to get disciplined by a TV station. The reality of the TV business is if you're on the air, you're on all the time anytime you step our of your front door.

If he loses his job, it won't be KTHV's fault.

 
At 3:03 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just can't see that boy being much of a fighter. I suspect he's the type who only throws down when he's got his buddies there to help.

Former KFSM anchor Bur Edson, however, was a serious street brawler. He once stabbed a man at Arlie Muck's because the guy said he liked Craig Cannon.

 
At 5:17 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

On KARK & Nail Clippers

Two anchors who were not in the market long (due to this incident) were having an affair and the guy's wife caught them. She brandished the sharp edge of nail clippers and slashed the face of the female anchor. She filed a police report and then it got into the papers and KARK enforced its morality clause.

It may have been the early 90s.

 
At 5:34 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

By nature of the job, as a TV anchor (even on the weekend) your whole personna IS THAT TV STATION. Like a politician, you cannot expect privacy or personal blogging (without a fake name). You are "on" all the time, not when you are just in front of the camera. The TV station OWNS you, your smile, your image, everything. About the only thing you can do off set is support non-profit organization fundraisers!

Win has ruined his credibility (not that he really had any) and THV has every right to enforce a morality clause in his contract.

Since Win thinks his band is so great, perhaps he should stick to nightclubs and leave TV news to those who can actually do the work.

 
At 5:55 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the problem is much deeper than his ability to work on-air. This guy has a deep seeded problem -One that needs attention and careful monitoring. His language and actions speaks volumes. It's a very unfortunate situation. I hope his family has the strength to get him help. It's serious folks. Pray for him.

 
At 7:41 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

All of you who are saying that Win does a good job on TV must not watch the same person I watch. He has a country accent( Which he doesn'ttry to correct on air),He doesn't write his own stories or even try very hard, He has been drunk on air and has had hang overs from the night before that the viewers can tell. Win gets away with alot that others would not get a way with. Fighting is a BIG deal and it's the stations business just like it's his business. When you sign those contracts you sign your personnal life over to.

 
At 8:30 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think Win let a good thing get away from him. Most of us in the biz have worked one-man banding and living in the holes of the world. Win had the honor to skip all of the bull and start in the middle. Ship him to Macon or Minot,ND for a year.
I think he should try to be real with himself and people he works with.
I really have never understood why a "future star" stamp was put on him? Why would Mark Raines put Win in the same light as a TJ Holmes? It looks as project Win is Over......Get help dude

 
At 11:25 PM, April 21, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

SUE! SUE! SUE!

Anyone want to bet on if there will be a lawsuit over this deal?

 
At 6:07 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would you want to work with a loser who likes to threaten people?

 
At 7:38 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would never say it to his face, but I've always hated that guy!

 
At 8:43 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really hate reading some of these comments about Win! Win is a good guy and it was not his fault! What you do in your own time is your own time! If we fired everyone from jobs that slips up once in awhile when they are off of work well no one would have jobs. Some of the people who left comments how old are you, you sound like you are 16! Get Melissa on there with her and Becky on there ratings will go through the roof! I don't think so! They just want something look at! Other stations around never fired a person for their addicitions before so why fire someone that got into a fight everyone has got into one before! It is like a preacher getting caught with a crimal sex record and not leaving the church! Everone makes mistakes!

 
At 8:50 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

why wouldn't you say it to his face. are you afraid he would whisper a little something in your ear?

 
At 9:42 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous L WARMACK said...

This is for all the people on here that, all they can see is what Win did wrong and how bad of a person he is. This is for the Christains, the self-rightious, and yes you hipocrates! For those of you who know the bible here is a little qoute,

" if you are to remove the splinter out of someone eleses eye, you must first remove the plank out of your own!"

What Win does in his own time , it is his own time. Do you want the world to know what a lot of ya'll do in your own time, cheating on you wife or husban, or looking at that pron on the internet. Get a life!!!

And myspace is for win and friends not for all to see, so give it a rest.

 
At 11:12 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is not the place to be referencing Hipocrates.

You're right that a person can think and say and do what he wants on his own time and can use whatever language he wants. The difference is when you enter a position that people look up to, i.e., any "public" job, the rules change and you either have to be more discreet or you have to go to another city, state or country.

Most of all, you don't put it in writing for the world to see.

Why stress about what should be when this is the reality of things?

 
At 11:25 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would ya'll give such a crap if he had been the normal joe....NO! Win is an amazing person and those of you that have a problem with his page what the heck are you looking at it for..It's called freedom of speech...Deal with it!

 
At 11:32 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please define normal.

Sure, he does have freedom of speech. I would say if you think you're free to say whatever you want, whenever you want to who you want, you really need to get a grip and grow-up. It's think kind of thinking that will lose you a job.

 
At 11:59 AM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You people chiming in about "Freedom of Speech" are idiots.

The First Amendment gives you the right to say just about any damn thing you want. It protects you from the government, but it doesn't protect you from every consequence if you decide to say something stupid.

Win Noble just learned that talk is cheap, but freedom of speech often comes with a price.

 
At 5:23 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Nicole said...

So what exactly are they pissed at? The fact that he allegedly got in a fight or that he allegedly posted things on myspace. I mean c'mon who's to say someone didn't hack into his myspace account and put that stuff on there. Or that it's even him. Prove it. Looks like to me a lot of people (at the station, on here wherever) are making a big deal out of a whole bunch of nothing. So he may have a sarcastic sense of humor, so he likes to socialize who cares. And I agree with Josh, all you people that have negative things to say and can't list your name are pathetic...if you can't back up what your ideals are (like Win) with your name, then keep your mouth shut.

 
At 5:40 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, so we don't have the right to say what we want, how we want, but you do...

What a bone head.

Who would WANT to hack into Win's account?

I do know that I'd never put my name on a posting about Win Nobe. Now I don't know if he'd come to my house and beat me up.

 
At 6:24 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think Nicole meant you are a coward. I think you proved it!

 
At 6:52 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Uh... no. Just a grown-up.

 
At 7:00 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Celia said...

I happen to know who the "fight was with (Who exagerated it to "several"????) and this is a person who is known to pick fights and is not welcome in many establishments! I also was aware (and can prove) this person was asked to leave a nice hotel for being drunk and beligerant and threatening other guests in the restaurant. What should a 25 year old guy do when a jerk not only chalenges him to "step outside", but DEMANDS it? So Win has some pride and eventually had to punch him or tuck tail and run! Out of fairness, get a police report on both of them and see who you think was probably at fault. Looks like he may have made an enemy at the station and he is being stabbed in the back.
I never met Win but I know most of the others and tune in to KTHV in spite of them and because of Win. At least he isn't a complete snob or like the ones who constantly cheat on their wives and have very public nasty divorces. He seemed like a breath of fresh air compared to some of them!

 
At 7:14 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Even Disney movies have language that not long ago was deemed vulgar and we idolize may celebrities who use the F word like water. Our favorite people in politics have filthy mouths for the most part. Aren't we being just a little silly to crucify Win Noble for language on a site for people to say whatever they want?
Some people have said that he's too old to go to MY Space. The people who are saying that are all older than that and THEY WERE ON IT! It's not facebook, after all.
My own mother , may she rest in peace, loved me more than anything, yet she had a habit of yelling "I could just kill you" when we kids really pushed her buttons. She didn't mean it literally! You people need to get real.
I hope he sues the pants off them! (no. not litterally)

 
At 7:18 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

An awfully lot of people seem to make comments about the quantity or quality of copy that is actually written by Win Noble. Can most of these negative comments be coming from the station? I know I couldn't possibly have that kind of info. Who else does?

Looks likes he's being railroaded.

 
At 7:20 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A lot of young people were actually starting to pay attention to the news because of Win Noble.
What a shame that probably won't continue!

 
At 7:23 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Of course most people want to remain anonymous. You obviously can't speak your mind in this town without being attacked ( or fired!)

 
At 7:37 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"At least he isn't a complete snob or like the ones who constantly cheat on their wives and have very public nasty divorces. He seemed like a breath of fresh air compared to some of them!"

This is too much fun to pass up...

I know Win and he's one of the biggest snob's you'll ever meet UNLESS you are female and have big knockers. Then he's the sweetest guy you'll ever meet. If you're a female who then proves you have a brain and won't screw him anytime soon, he reverts to his usual attitude.

Aren't all divorces public?

If Win was a breath of fresh air to you, honey, more power to you. But ask just about anyone who works with him and they'll roll their eyes and tell you their story. There comes a time when the facts outwiegh the hype.

 
At 7:55 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Threaten to kill your co-workers and stand over their bloody body screaming - "I just did a really bad thing!" and any employer, anywhere will fire you. No one in this day and age really knows for sure what anyone is capable of and no company wants that kind of liability lurking around.

 
At 8:57 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think this site needs to start making people register in order to post a comment. Too many "unknowns" on here now.

 
At 9:19 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Win, you spent like 4 hours writing good things about yourself. I think maybe the fact that you have a drug problem/anger problem might have something to do with it. I also believe some people in gannett found out that you also worked as an exotic dancer in Texas?

 
At 9:21 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's because over half of these posting are coming from KTHV people most likely.

I will say this---

I went to college with Win. We were both Communication/Media Majors. Back then, he was a very quite guy and seemed to always get along with everyone.

After college, I ended up not taking the media route with my career. I was surprised to see him show up on Channel 11. I was even more surprised to see him ancor the weekends.

He was not that great at it if you ask me. And I also agree, he had that spot pretty much handed to him. He should have kept his act straight if he had hopes to going further in the media community. That's just a fact of the biz. Part of the reason why I did not chose to go that route.

David

 
At 9:41 PM, April 22, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Guess which moderator is getting sued? Five lawyers are loving your bias!!!!!

 
At 11:22 PM, April 23, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have seen him at bars downtown. He is always a nice guy. I have never seen him close down a bar. Who cares about blogs on Myspace??? Give me a break you can hear the exact same thing on SNL!!! Lets go back to the VP shooting someone....that has a little more relevence to the news than some guys singing and putting attention grabbing words in a blog. When did he become the poster child for all of us?

Lisa

 
At 1:07 AM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What he does on his own time is his business?

Are you guys kidding?

If he has a meth lab or is a child molester then it wouldn't matter? He should still keep his job? Nice logic.

 
At 1:17 AM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not quite on point, but those KARK on-air personalities referenced earlier were Mel Hanks and Carole Porter. Porter replaced the popular Carolyn Long who along with Roy Mitchell, Tom Bonner and Dave Woodman ruled Arkansas airwaves in KARK's glory days. Not since has anyone dominated the LR/PB market like they did. It's a shame Ms. Porter wasn't as big a hit as her predecessor. She was taken off of the air soon after her scandal with Mr. Hanks.

More on point, anyone who clubs and drinks 'til the wee hours of the a.m. excessively and keeps a very accessible website with very unprofessional (and vulgar) content shouldn't be allowed to continue mucking up a station's image. There's just too many advertising dollars at stake. Anyone with half a brain should be able to figure this out. If I were a news director I'd fire him without hesitating.

And anyone who thinks Win Noble has a lawsuit should he get fired doesn't understand the limitations of the First Amendment.

 
At 1:31 AM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You know for the people posting only your first name and raving about how great Win is, you must have a single digit IQ. I can type anyones name here, for example Bob, nicole or josh. We still don't know who you are. For all we know Win could post something nice about himself and then type Nicole's name as the blogger. Then all of these Win supporters are commenting on his integrity? I guess you know his contract to the "T" to stand there and post the crap that you post. Your wins party buddies and groupies that want a date with him because he's on TV or in a crappy band. Which by the way I can't sing and certainly don't try to. So win should learn his limitations. 1. can't do the news and 2. Can't sing to save his life.

John

 
At 2:17 AM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Everybody here knows what a morality clause is. Win Noble signed one before you ever saw his face on THV. Hating co-workers, getting girls to "blow you", "shrimp abortions", calling family members "bitch, slut and whore" when they "deserve it", flipping off motorists, atheism, taking "a dump" on a bully's car vs terroristic threatening, the importance of using "the lubrication" to "get her started", Win's own loose bowels - these are all topics touced upon in Mr. Noble's blog. Additionally, he writes in a very misogenistic style that, although he'd probably call it part of his complex "sense of humor", comes across as being a brush stroke of true color in the self portrait one's personal blog paints. Group that with repeated mockery of organized religeon, the incessant allusions and references to drug and alcohol abuse, anger, and violence - remember that morality clause?

Yes, the first amendment gives him the freedom to express these feelings, beliefs, and opinions. It does not, however; grant him immunity from the consequences that come from violating a written agreement to conduct himself with at least a fascade of the squeaky-clean morality that goes along with the rest of the image he is paid to project.

Between the writings in Win's blog and the mere fact that it exists, it's quite obvious that Win would rather be a rock star than a TV news personality. There are plenty of public figures in this area who perform in bands as well, but I've yet to see any of them sabotage their own ability to be believable in their professional role in favor of the role they play as a musician. You don't see Mike Huckabee, Peter Miller, or Brett Cummins out there blogging like the modern day poor man's Jim Morrison. You simply can't represent yourself that way in such a highly public forum and expect people to take you seriously at 10:00 just because you put the suit on part your hair on the side.

Newspeople are supposed to at least try to seem impartial. Here's Win editorializing news stories where there were multiple fatalities, and doing it quite flippantly. I'm just as big a believer in free speech as the next person but, when you're in the public eye, the expression "there's a time and a place" should carry significant weight.

 
At 10:14 AM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ask the two chief meteorologists from KLRT and KARK about improper behavior in public at a certain downtown bar.

 
At 1:34 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"At least he isn't a complete snob or like the ones who constantly cheat on thier wives or have very nasty public divorces"

Let's see, getting a divorce vs threatening people on a blog and getting in fights and using disgusting language on a public website, which is more unacceptable? Making an assumption about them cheating on their wives all the time is just that- a rumor you just made up yourself. Not a fact posted on a public website. Most of the male anchors in the market currently are either single or not one you would see having affairs all the time.

 
At 2:45 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah well...he is single. But there are some marriages out there that might end up in divorce if the husbands knew thier wives have cheated on them with Win.

Gannett does not need to put this guy back on the air.

 
At 3:07 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry about the misprint my hands are too big for the keyboard!

 
At 3:12 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do not agree with Win's misogenistic language on his blogs, and I do not agree with him referencing employees at El Porton with racial slurs, or his very public, childish fist fights. Freedom of Speech only applies where there is a government actor involved, there is not such an entity in this case. He was employed by a private business in a very public position. He was fully aware of what was expected of him when he signed the employment contract and agreed to a morality clause. I don't understand why people feel sorry for him, like he isn't a grown up that should suffer consequences like anyone else due to his unseemly behavior. As to the earlier post concerning certain weather men, Win is not in trouble because of the bars that he frequented. It is not "immoral" to have a drink at certain bars or associate with various types of people. These people are not making public displays of how they choose to spend their time outside of work. Win's sexist, racist and childish behaviors however were displayed publicly that is the difference.

 
At 3:32 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok, so we can add adulterer to Win's resume. What a special young man.

Lord knows his firing would be a relief to most every woman at THV who he has pestered to go out with him.

 
At 3:36 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If he signed a clause, then I think that this is a no win situation so everybody should just leave it at that. And if that's the case, it won't matter how good of a guy some of you say that Win is. Once you sign on the dotted line, then its up to you to uphold all things involved. And I think it's true to what one person said...Other anchors/reporters shold watc their backs...It could happen to them.

 
At 4:52 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What do you expect from idiot failed-actor newspeople? Television sucks anyway, it's the worst thing about America. If you watch television news, I feel sorry for you.

 
At 5:25 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can Win say or do anything to get his job back?

 
At 5:26 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Better yet... Win do you want your job back at THV?

 
At 10:36 PM, April 24, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This blog is made up of basically two kinds of people-- men who are afraid Win will lay more pipe than them, and women who wish he would check their plumbing. As some of you already know, Win gets around. For some of you ladies I'm detecting some sour grapes.

 
At 2:25 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If he signed a morality clause, then I think he is SOL. I am also tired of hearing all of this free speech crap. You can’t (or shouldn’t) be able to use obscenties in your place of business. There are limits to free speech. You can tell your boss what you think of him, but you will get fired.
The same rule applies here. He wrote some very vile and inflamatory things, and he repsents THV. This hurts THV’s ratings, which could hurt ratings. I think this is an easy decison for THV.
This has happened befofe. A newspaper reporter was fired for giving his controversial opinions on one of these sites. Sorry but Win is a loser.

 
At 2:27 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If he signed a morality clause, then I think he is SOL. I am also tired of hearing all of this free speech crap. You can’t (or shouldn’t) be able to use obscenties in your place of business. There are limits to free speech. You can tell your boss what you think of him, but you will get fired.
The same rule applies here. He wrote some very vile and inflamatory things, and he repsents THV. This hurts THV, which could hurt ratings. I think this is an easy decison for THV.
This has happened befofe. A newspaper reporter was fired for giving his controversial opinions on one of these sites. Sorry but Win is a loser.

 
At 4:32 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with whomever said he should just be forced to change his ways and reprimanded.

Take a look at the sheer number of posts about him!

Surely, the guys at KTHV see the potential to seriously up their ratings by keeping him on their team!

 
At 4:33 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

OH MY GOD! I JUST WATCHED THE COMMENT ABOUT WIN MERELY NEEDING TO BE REPRIMANDED
DISAPPEAR!!!

I BET SOME LAWYERS WOULD LOVE TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR BIAS!

 
At 4:36 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've seen a startling number of pro-Win comments erased less than a few minutes after being posted!

Are you kidding me?! I hope you're getting paid-off sufficiently, moderator guy!

 
At 4:43 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous CONCERNED said...

Now comments from one of Win's posts are being moved around to other posts of his!

Is it a free-for-all at the blogger.com company?!

I think we should all stop relying on the information obtained on this site. Clearly, the moderator is anti-Win.

Need proof? Watch the monitor for a few minutes ... posts supporting Win will magically disappear right before your eyes!

Another option, print out a copy of the posts and compare it to the site's appearance tomorrow or days from now.

THIS IS SOMETHING WE NEED TO CHANGE, FOR THE SAKE OF USING THIS SITE IN THE FUTURE!!!!

 
At 9:52 PM, April 26, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

moderator --

comments went missing on this post, as well!!

do you take us for mathematically-impaired morons?!


YOU ARE DOING NOTHING BUT CALLING MORE NEGATIVE ATTENTION TO THIS COMMUNITY!!

 
At 10:31 PM, April 26, 2006, Blogger DCG said...

FYI..this evening is the first opportunity I've had to read/edit posts. None were deleted throughout the day today as i was at work and do not have internet access. BUT I do delete posts with profanity in them.

When posting make sure you type the exact letters in the verify box. If you don't, the comment will not show up.

 
At 8:45 AM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Tony" will be the best thing for THV so get "Tony" and let him do the backpack journlist job and i bet he can take off with it!

 
At 2:29 PM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

DCG,

I know my post was deleted. I was the one that suggested he be reprimanded, and asked to apologize. Someone agreed with me at 432PM yesterday. Their post is still there, but mine is gone. It did not contain profanity, and it was originally posted successfully.

 
At 2:44 PM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ok this is just wrong i know win and they need to back out of his personal life, work and your personal life are 2 different things. He is a good employee and does his job right! Gees let the man live his life the way he wants and he has the right to blog whtever he wants cause there is a such thing as freedom of speech!!! Its just Myspace..come on ..its a place where friends chat and have fun..its inocient. Yall people who put him down need to grow up!!! Come on ..its a myspace blog, is it really bothering your life?? I dont think so and if it does then you need professional help!

 
At 5:40 PM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Re: "I will say this---

I went to college with Win. We were both Communication/Media Majors. Back then, he was a very quite guy and seemed to always get along with everyone.

After college, I ended up not taking the media route with my career. I was surprised to see him show up on Channel 11. I was even more surprised to see him ancor the weekends.

He was not that great at it if you ask me. And I also agree, he had that spot pretty much handed to him. He should have kept his act straight if he had hopes to going further in the media community. That's just a fact of the biz. Part of the reason why I did not chose to go that route."

Yeah, that and you can't spell, David.

As for Win, he writes about not wanting to deal with bottom-feeders and even says: "I would love to meet someone with a piece of dignity... in other words... someone whose own mother is not embarrassed of them."

I wonder what Sharon thinks of her little bottom-feeder now.

Mike, Glenwood

 
At 9:25 PM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mike from Glenwood,

What's your last name? I'm in Mt. Ida and just wondering if I've ever met you. I don't recall meeting someone so moronic; but perhaps you've been hiding your ignorant side a bit.

Jessie, Mt. Ida

 
At 9:26 PM, April 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Win didn't major in media anything. Whoever posted that is not only a liar, but also a poor researcher.

 
At 11:27 AM, April 28, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It seems to me that whoever is sticking up for "Win Noble" is the same person. Do you not have anything else to do besides stick up for an idiot. Maybe you need professional help!!!

 
At 12:32 PM, April 28, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've seen that girl that is on his blog out at the bars. She is completely insane. You can tell just by looking at her that she needs to be in the nuthouse!

 
At 3:36 PM, April 28, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Enough!! Can we quit bashing him and his girlfriend. This is getting out of hand. I can care less about his personal life. I have better things to do with my own life. Why is everybody here judgeing him anyway? Would you want someone to judge you and talk about you in a negative way or your wife, children or family? I know I wouldn't. I mean there got to be better things that we can all do instead of bashing him.

 
At 7:35 AM, May 02, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Although this is not the right thread, it is the only one that mentions Andy Pearson.

I always heard rumors about him being gay. Anyone able to speak to that. Or, are there any gay television personalities in the arkansas?

 
At 8:34 AM, May 02, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey look....Win is a decent guy, likes to party, takes up for himself and printed some things that a person in his position shouldn't do. Though I really don't like his on-air presence, he got the gig and blew it!

Yeah, yeah- FREE SPEECH. But when you sign a contract and start taking paychecks from a company that stipulates how you represent yourself and the company, that's the profession you chose and that's the contract you signed!

We're all big boys and girls. Win, you signed a contract buddy. I know when I get off the air, I simply can't go around spurting my mouth off. I represent the station both on and off the air. Sure, we all bend the rules but Win, you BROKE the rules. We all have to fly under radar at times....

You chose the profession. You knew the rules

 
At 12:48 AM, May 04, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

who really cares ?????? win noble is just another person..what makes him so special ? get a job in a bar being a bouncer then you can do whatever you want. you aren't famous or anything.

 
At 3:35 PM, May 07, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah! Who really cares!? There have only been about a thousand posts about Win in the last two weeks!!! Boring?!?!

 
At 11:33 AM, May 15, 2006, Anonymous nickie said...

In my opinion work and play are seperate issues.So he is on the news,and while doing so is respectful and engaging to the tv viewers.And while he is off work he does what any normal young person does,he plays and plays well with others :)so he had a lil mishap we all do sometimes its a learning process...

 
At 11:08 PM, May 17, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good riddance. When I was working my way through college at a small restaurant in Glenwood he would come in with his family and they would refuse to drink out of a plastic cup (the kind all small-town restaurants use). I had to hunt them all up a "real glass." He was rude to me even as a teenager. Guess you got your "real glass" busted!

 
At 2:12 PM, May 18, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Two words...Steve Martone

 
At 5:02 PM, May 18, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the dude. He's always been nice to me. I've watched him a few times on TV and he does a decent job. Actually, everybody looks like they do their job well accross all stations. Then again, I have no idea what to look for so I can't say much. I hate that he lost his job or is suspended or whatever. It's never a good thing when someone loses their job. Hope he bounces back from this. As far as all the partying, fighting, and blogging goes i'll just say this:

PARTYING

I'll agree with a few other people...he's young, he goes out to party with friends, he has a band, and he blogs. That's like tons of other folks I know.

FIGHTING

Who knows and who cares what it was about. It happens. Man has been doing it since the beginning of time so that should not be an issue. Maybe he was defending himself....dunno...wasn't there.

BLOGGING

That wasn't that bad geez! Trust me, I've seen worse. Funny how people always see the negative in a statement or sentence or a speech...especially the media. He could have wrote "Dog in the park" and someone would have turned it into "Rabid dog in park bites 12yr old girl then goes on a rampage killing all the squirrels". Yeah, it gets that outta hand.

I'll just say let the man be. If you don't like, you don't like him and if you do, you do. I'm just glad I get paid to party. Woohoo! Party tonight!!! Cajun's!!!

Don't be scurd,

Anthony
www.littlerockblog.com

 
At 10:25 PM, May 18, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You have GOT to be kidding. The story about the plastic cup is too much. I would bet a large amount of cash that this is bullsh*t. Get a life.

 
At 5:45 PM, May 19, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, the plastic cup story sounds crazy. Almost unbelievable to think that people would act that way. But it happened at Steak Ahoy (now the Fish Nest) in Glenwood. Anyone that worked there can verify.....

 
At 3:23 PM, May 27, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I went to Lakeside with Win and we graduated together. I played football with him and he was a total prick. The coaches wouldn't let us touch him. Damn!

 
At 11:07 AM, April 15, 2007, Anonymous Jeff said...

Jeff

To the person who wrote that Carole Porter and Mel Hanks were involved in a scandal at Channel 4, next time check your facts. Mel is my dad, and he never was involved in any scandal and the lady's name is Ann Porter, not Carol, you dumbass. Also, you implicated that my mother came after Ann. Again totally false. What should I expect from some dickhead who is up at 1:30 in the morning typing on a computer. Why don't you be like most pencil dicks who can't get a date, look at some porn, bitch.

 
At 1:25 AM, June 16, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

myspace.com/pushingideals

 

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