Former Alabama Public Television CEO Allan Pizzato Threatens to Sue Alabama Political Reporter

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— The Alabama Political Reporter has recently engaged in writing a series of articles on fired former Alabama Public Television CEO Allan Pizzato. The articles are based on information provided by current and former employees. Attorneys for Pizzato, J. Mark White and Augusta S. Dowd, of the Law firm White, Arnold, and Dowd, PC, are threatening to sue based on what they call

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Alabama Public Television, the Untold Story, Part Two

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— In June, APT executive director Allan Pizzato and chief financial officer Pauline Howland were terminated from their positions.

The firestorm that ensued portrayed Pizzato and Howland as victims of religious fanatics that had taken control of the Alabama Education Television Commission (AETC) the governing body of APT.

From the “Montgomery Advertiser” to the national web magazine

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Alabama Republicans Declare Support for Republican Nominee Mitt Romney

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Governor Mitt Romney accepts the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Alabama Republicans responded with enthusiasm. This is more continuing coverage of the Republican National Convention by ‘The Alabama Political Reporter.’

Romney told the assembled Republicans delegates, “Now is the moment when we can stand up and say, “I’m an American. I make my destiny

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Voter Fraud is Alive and Well in Alabama, GOP leadership speaks out

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Uniontown Alabama is one of the most impoverished places in the country. The economy of the agriculturally rich Black Belt town arguably never really recovered from Alabama’s transition from a labor intensive cotton economy. One thing Uniontown does lead in is voter participation. According to the 2010 census 1775 people live in the small town. 635 of those were 17 and under. In theory

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Excerpts from Romney speech to GOP convention

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Staff Report

TAMPA—Tonight GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will take the stage to tell America why he should be the next president of the United States.

The following are excerpts from his speech before the 2012 GOP convention.

Four years ago, I know that many Americans felt a fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. That president was not the choice of our party but Americans always come together after elections

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The Crisis at Alabama Public Television, The Untold Story, Part One

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By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Lavish travel, expensive toys, high priced studios, cronyism and a flagrant disregard for employees is the legacy of former Alabama Public Television CEO Allan Pizzato, according to current and former APT employees. Far from the tortured liberal martyr hung on the cross of religious zealotry, Pizzato was a man bent on building a personal empire using millions of dollars of Alabama taxpayer’s

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Alabama Republican Delegates to 2012 Convention Cheer Condoleezza Rice

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

‘The Alabama Political Reporter’ continues its coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. On the second day of the Republican Convention, Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan and Alabama native Condoleezza Rice were among the speakers.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from Birmingham said, “You can’t control your circumstances but you can control

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Strange and Jeffco DA Announce Mutliple Charges Against Violent Career Criminal

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Patrick O’Neal Warren has already been such a repeated menace to the people of Alabama that he has earned himself a life sentence in a state penitentiary. Now investigators with Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange’s Cold Case Unit has identified additional crimes that Warren may have committed.

AG Luther Strange and Jefferson County DA announced in a written statement that Mr

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Artur Davis Tells Republican Convention that his 2008 Support for Barack Obama was a Mistake

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Popular former Democratic Congressman Artur Davis told Republican National Convention goers that, ”We have a country to turn around.”

Four years ago the member of the Congressional Black Caucus was one of Obama’s earliest and most vocal supporters, but that was then, this is now. The Republican Artur Davis said in his convention speech, “America is a land of second chances, and I

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Coming Thursday: The Crisis at Alabama Public Television, The Untold Story

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MONTGOMERY—Lavish travel, expensive toys, high priced studios, cronyism and a flagrant disregard for employees, is the legacy of former Alabama Public Television CEO Allan Pizzato, according to current and former employees. Far from the tortured liberal martyr hung on the cross of religious zealotry, Pizzato was a man bent on building a personal empire using millions of dollars Alabama taxpayers hard earned money.

On Thursday

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