Remember when Ted Koppel left the 1996 convention early Blog ››› August 27, 2008 9:23 AM EDT ››› ERIC BOEHLERT ? Because there was no news happening? My, how times have changed. Although, Koppel still suspects there's not much news to be covered at conventions. Short Link copy link We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.