Tim Ortman’s News Memoir

News Division
when more became less: my experience in the 24-hour news world

News Division is my personal journey through the last thirty tumultuous years of broadcast journalism. Through honest reflection, enriched by the author’s on-assignment experience and firsthand perspective, Tim Ortman provides a critical examination of the many news events and industry developments which transformed just how our television news is covered and consumed.


A view through the lens when...

In today’s thousand-channel, blog-heavy news environment, it’s tough to envision a time when everyone was, more or less, on the same page; when news coverage was less contentious and delivered in a straightforward fashion. NewsReal is a view through the lens to when such a time did truly exist.