gavel-to-gavel

gav·el-to-gav·el

(găv′əl-tə-găv′əl)
adj. Informal
Extending from the opening to the close, as of a political convention: gavel-to-gavel television coverage.

gav′el-to-gav′el


adj.
from the opening to the closing of a formal session or series of sessions.
[1970–75]
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Waters is a lawyer and former Gannett newspaper reporter who has worked for the Florida Supreme Court for 30 years and started its public information office, its gavel-to-gavel oral argument broadcasts, and its website in the 1990s.
We don't have nearly enough staff to devote two weeks to gavel-to-gavel coverage of any trial, but I did go to U.
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Our team from Global Sisters Report (see the staff box at right to find all the names) provided gavel-to-gavel coverage of the event.
C-SPAN, the public service television channel that focuses on national politics and public affairs, is known for televising and recording gavel-to-gavel coverage of the U.
Chances are pretty good that for most Americans, the courtroom histrionics of South Africa's Oscar Pistorius will be most familiar, thanks to the gavel-to-gavel media coverage.
Since then, it has carried gavel-to-gavel coverage of council meetings, talk shows hosted by elected officials as well as coverage of local events and press conferences.
Gavel-to-Gavel, a website that follows bills in state legislatures, reported that the nine states are: Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.
The cable networks, especially CNN, Fox News, and CNBC stepped into the void to some extent by providing more extensive coverage than the broadcast networks did; however, only CSPAN stayed with the traditional gavel-to-gavel coverage of the earlier era.
In living rooms and offices across the globe, millions sat down to watch historical gavel-to-gavel oral arguments broadcast live on all major networks, just as they had on November 20, 2000, in a separate appeal arising from the 2000 presidential election dispute.
com, giving 'live, gavel-to-gavel Spanish-language interpretation of all Convention activities.