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There Are No Little Things: 4 UPI Broadcast Style Guide

If Norm Sandler gave 10 seconds thought to the UPI Broadcast Style Guide before he tossed it into  our shared closet, I’d be surprised. But since it was there, I could read it on the train into Boston for my first shift at UPI. For me, broadcast style seemed trivial; so I filed eight hours of flawless New England Radio Wire copy, and began one of my most interesting journalism jobs.

There Are No Little Things: Explanation


Robert E. Malchman

Shared closet at The Tech, or were you also roommates, like Barry and I were when he was EIC and I was ExecEd?


After I graduated but before Sandler did we shared a bedroom in an apartment in Winthrop — close to the airport so lots of stewardesses, not that either of us got lucky.

Several memories of that time:

Whenever a plane went over while we were playing tennis, he’d say “I wish I was on that plane.”
We had a tv in our shared bedroom. Once a week we’d watch the Prisoner. Every week, as soon as it was over, Sandler would say “I don’t get it.”

Dave Tenenbaum, chairman of v93, was in the other bedroom, often with his girlfriend, of which Norm and I had none.

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