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Another Reporter Flubs Speech on Live TV

Paramedics called after Canadian reporter starts garbling sentences

(Newser) - Another TV reporter has suffered an on-air loss of his ability to speak. Mark McAllister of Global Toronto began slurring his words and speaking incomprehensibly while speaking about strife in Libya, reports the Toronto Star . The station issued a statement saying McAllister had suffered a minor medical issue. More »

Serene Branson Spills Cause of Grammy Flub

Says she's now feeling 'fine, wonderful,' after complex migraine

(Newser) - It wasn’t a stroke that caused Serene Branson’s unintelligible reporting on Grammy night—it was a migraine. Specifically, a complex migraine known as a “migraine with aura,” whose symptoms can mimic stroke symptoms, her doctor tells the Los Angeles Times . But the CBS reporter, who viewed... More »

Reporter's Grammy Flub: Caused by Stroke?

Serene Branson garbles her words during post-show segment

(Newser) - In the race to poke at the biggest Grammy Awards fail (Christina Aguilera's trip ? Lea Michele's "wimmers" ?), plenty of publications piled on Serene Branson, a CBS LA reporter who seemed to speak gibberish during a post-show segment. Which seemed pretty funny--until reports broke that her garbled speech... More »

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