News anchor Andrew Speno was cooling his telegenic heels for the week, handed a weeklong suspension after making a wisecrack about Whitney Houston on the March 8 newscast.
a story in which the deceased pop singer left her entire estate to her
daughter, Speno quipped that the bounty even included Houstons crack
on air, but that didnt avoid a suspension. Since that time, Speno fans
have rallied to his defense, even creating a Save our Speno page on
glad the whole sordid episode is over. If theres one facet of
journalism that is no place for frivolity of any kind, its TV news.