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Weekend Show Preview - 10.12.14 - Posted October 10, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights include CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden on CBS's "Face the Nation" and Univision's "Al Punto;" Barham Salih, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq on CNN's "... [FishbowlDC]

CBS Speaks With ISIS Enemies; CNN With ISIS Member/Defector - Posted September 29, 2014
Timely interviews in Turkey and Syria as the U.S. continues airstrikes against ISIS. Over the weekend, CBS' Holly Williams and her crew met danger in Syria. While meeting with a small army fighting ISIS, the CBS crew came under fire, ... [TVNewser]

CNN Photojournalist Dies. Sarmad Qaseera Captured Indelible Images From Iraq War - Posted September 2, 2014
Sarmad Qaseera, a CNN photojournalist first in Iraq and for the last 8 years in the U.S, died suddenly Monday. Qaseera was behind the camera of some of the most memorable images on CNN in the last 10 years, especially during the war in Iraq. In 2006, following death threats in... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Vice Sells Stake to A&E | Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC News - Posted September 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vice Sells Stake to A&E | Chelsea Clinton Leaves NBC News - Posted September 2, 2014
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Arwa Damon Returns to Reporting for CNN - Posted August 31, 2014
After nearly a month away, Arwa Damon has returned to reporting for CNN. The network's senior international correspondent found herself in the news earlier this month when she was sued by two EMTs in Baghdad who claimed she bit them "in a drunken rage" at the U.S. Embassy. "I am apologizing and... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 8.6.14 - Posted August 6, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser CNN 'Looking Into' Arwa Damon Lawsuit ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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CNN Reporter is Sorry for Getting Drunk and Biting People - Posted August 5, 2014
According to The New York Post, CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon has a problem with alcohol. Not only did she allegedly get wasted during a visit to the United States Embassy in Baghdad, when two EMTs tried to help her, Damo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Reporter is Sorry for Getting Drunk and Biting People - Posted August 5, 2014
According to The New York Post, CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon has a problem with alcohol. Not only did she allegedly get wasted during a visit to the United States Embassy in Baghdad, when two EMTs tried to help her, Damo... [FishbowlNY]

CNN 'Not Aware' of Arwa Damon Lawsuit - Posted August 5, 2014
A CNN spokesperson tells TVNewser the network is "not aware" of a lawsuit over senior international correspondent Arwa Damon allegedly biting two paramedics "in a drunken rage" at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad last month. The lawsuit was ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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News Reporters Located Benghazi Terror Suspect Long Before the U.S. Government Did - Posted June 17, 2014
The arrest of Benghazi terror attack suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala Sunday, and revealed late this morning, begs an important question: can U.S. cable news channels locate a terror suspect more quickly than the U.S. government? Fox News, CNN, and CBS News were able to track down and interview Khattala after... [TVNewser]

News Crews Back to Iraq - Posted June 13, 2014
Despite Pres. Obama's pledge to not send U.S. troops into Iraq to quell growing violence there, news networks are beginning to send in additional teams, CNN among them. CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, who started her career in Baghdad covering the war in Iraq, has retu... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: 'We Will Not Be Sending U.S. Troops Back Into Combat in Iraq' - Posted June 13, 2014
President Obama delivered a statement on Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House shortly before noon. The broadcast and cable networks all provided live coverage of his remarks on the increased violence in the region. On NBC, David Gregory anchored from Washington with Peter Alexander at the White House and... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
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Arwa Damon To Receive Courage in Journalism Award - Posted May 16, 2014
CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon has been named a recipient of the ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Dateline, Pelley, Damon - Posted March 5, 2014
NBC's "Dateline" is adding a Saturday edition. Beginning this weekend, the 2-hour Saturday Night Mysteries promises to feature "fascinating characters and suspenseful twists-and-turns." The dean of Saturday night true crime, CBS's "48 Hours," is often the No. 1 show of the night on broadcast TV. ABC's "20/20" also recently added a... [TVNewser]

CNN's Arwa Damon Receives Oxfam Award - Posted March 4, 2014
Tonight, CNN's Arwa Damon will be at the Newseum in downtown DC to collect Oxfam America's first ever "Right the Wrong" Award. The award comes as Damon returns from a reporting stint in Turkey, where she has been covering anti-government protests.... [PRNewser]

The International Ticker: Engel, Damon, Kay - Posted February 19, 2014
NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his team are reporting from Kiev, Ukraine as protests continue to rage there today. Engel was live from Sochi last night for "NBC Nightly News" and was in Kiev for this morning's "Today" show. ... [TVNewser]

For CNN Correspondent, Nairobi Attack Hits Close To Home - Posted September 24, 2013
For CNN International correspondent Zain Verjee, the terrorist attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya hit very close to home. Literally. Verjee grew up not far from the mall, and still lives nearby, as she shared today. "This is where we have coffee, this is where I meet my friends, this is... [TVNewser]

Sky News Camera Operator Mick Deane Killed in Egypt - Posted August 14, 2013
Longtime Sky News camera operator Mick Deane was shot and killed in Cairo, Egypt this morning. He was there with his team covering the violence in the capital city, as Egyptian security forces cleared public squares of supporters of ousted president Morsi. As ... [TVNewser]

CNN Interviews Benghazi Suspect, Makes News On Other Channels - Posted August 1, 2013
CNN's Arwa Damon had an interview with a person of interest in the Benghazi consulate attacks that resulted in the death of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. The man, who has been mentioned by U.S. authorities, said he was never contacted by either the Libyan or American governments, but would be... [TVNewser]

Correspondents Don Gas Masks To Cover Escalating Protests In Turkey - Posted June 11, 2013
Protests in Istanbul, Turkey have been slowly escalating all day, with the police lobbing tear gas at the protesters, and the protesters responding in kind by lighting fireworks in the direction of the police. CNN has been simulcasting CNN International for an hour or so now, with Arwa Damon on the ground... [TVNewser]

TV News To Cover (And Possibly Be Part Of) Benghazi Hearing - Posted May 8, 2013
This morning starting at 11:30, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing on what exactly happened during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya that resulted in the deaths of four people, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Fox News and CNN are planning live c... [TVNewser]

CNN, PBS, Univision Win IRE Awards - Posted April 10, 2013
CNN, PBS and Univision represent TV news on the list of the 2012 Investigative Reporters & Editors Awards. CNN international correspondent Arwa Damon and photojournalist ... [TVNewser]

The Iraq War: 10 Years Later - Posted March 19, 2013
10 years ago, "Shock and Awe" kicked off the Iraq War. It was a made-for-TV war, with explosions rocking the skies above Baghdad, and correspondents reporting live on cable news from their hotel balconies. TV news not only covered the war, but promoted it as well, regularly featuring guests who b... [TVNewser]

CNN's Arwa Damon Gets The 'Vogue' Treatment - Posted December 13, 2012
CNN foreign correspondent Arwa Damon is profiled by Vogue. Damon, who famously discovered Amb... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Damon, Syria Deeply, Gifford - Posted December 5, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon has been in Syria reporting for the network for almost a week. "She's risking her life to bring us these reports," CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer wrote on Twitter. ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Leveson, Behar, Damon - Posted November 29, 2012
The Leveson Report, which focuses on the British press in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, has been released. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and CNN host Piers Morgan are among those mentioned. The Gu... [TVNewser]

CNN's Whitaker On Decision to Use Ambassador's Journal: 'There was a legitimate national interest in pursuing the questions of a possible terrorist threat' - Posted September 24, 2012
CNN Worldwide managing editor Mark Whitaker appeared on CNN/U.S. to talk about the journal of Ambassador Christopher Stevens found in the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Whitaker explained how CNN found the journal (correspondent ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Arwa Damon Visits U.S. Consulate in Benghazi: 'It really is such a chilling scene' - Posted September 14, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, in Libya covering the spreading anti-American protests in the Middle East, reported on her visit to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi this afternoon. "The buildings have been completely gutted, many of them burned, the walls scorched black, debris all over the floor," she described. Watch: ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Arwa Damon Visits U.S. Consulate in Benghazi: 'It really is such a chilling scene' - Posted September 14, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, in Libya covering the spreading anti-American protests in the Middle East, reported on her visit to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi this afternoon. "The buildings have been completely gutted, many of them burned, the walls scorched black, debris all over the floor," she described. Watch: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's Arwa Damon Visits U.S. Consulate in Benghazi: 'It really is such a chilling scene' - Posted September 14, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, in Libya covering the spreading anti-American protests in the Middle East, reported on her visit to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi this afternoon. "The buildings have been completely gutted, many of them burned, the walls scorched black, debris all over the floor," she described. Watch: ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Arwa Damon Visits U.S. Consulate in Benghazi: 'It really is such a chilling scene' - Posted September 14, 2012
CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, in Libya covering the spreading anti-American protests in the Middle East, reported on her visit to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi this afternoon. "The buildings have been completely gutted, many of them burned, the walls scorched black, debris all over the floor," she described. Watch: ... [FishbowlLA]

Sara Sidner, Arwa Damon Upped at CNN - Posted September 12, 2012
Two of CNN's foreign correspondents are getting a promotion. Arwa Damon (far right) and Sara Sidner (far left) have both been promoted to Senior Internation... [TVNewser]

CNN Turns the Lens On Itself in Syria Special - Posted March 9, 2012
Sunday at 8 PM, CNN will run a special on the situation in Syria. Unlike many other specials, this one turns the lens on the reporters covering the conflict. Dubbed "72 Hours Under Fire," the special chronicles correspondent Arwa Damon's last t... [TVNewser]

On Cable News, Covering Syria From Afar (Mostly) - Posted February 15, 2012
There continues to be a massive civil war in Syria, but thanks in part to a government crackdown on foreign journalists, coverage on cable news tends to be from afar. As the situation continues to deteriorate, news organizations will have to weigh the pros and cons of trying to sneak producers or... [TVNewser]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
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Cable Nets Go Live as Final U.S. Convoy Leaves Iraq - Posted December 18, 2011
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Cable Nets Go Live as Final U.S. Convoy Leaves Iraq - Posted December 18, 2011
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CNN Staffers Reflect on Covering Iraq - Posted December 9, 2011
CNN is asking six of its staffers to reflect on covering the wars in Iraq. Both the 1991 Gulf War and "Operation Iraqi Freedom" of the aughts are represented. Correspondent Arwa Damon, former CNN President ... [TVNewser]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (R-L) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (R-L) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [FishbowlNY]

Rare Get-together for CNN's Foreign Correspondents as They Reflect on 2011 - Posted December 2, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts a year end special with CNN's foreign correspondents, including (l-r) Ben Wedeman, Arwa Damon and Nic Robertson It's a good thing today was a relatively quite international news day because most of CNN's foreign correspondents were gathered in New York talki... [TVNewser]

As News Prepares to Break In Yemen, Only CNN, Al Jazeera English Have Correspondents In-Country - Posted June 27, 2011
Sometime in the next 48 hours, the embattled president of Yemen will make his first public appearance since being wounded by shrapnel when his compound was attacked. Elsewhere in the region, Syria continues to face daily demonstrations and demands for reform from citizens. 2011 has seen an enormous amount... [TVNewser]

Network plans for Obama remarks on Libya - Posted March 28, 2011
Here's what the cable networks are planning for coverage of Pres. Obama's address on Libya tonight at 7:30pmET from the National Defense University. Bloomberg's executive editor Al Hunt and Julianna Goldman anchor coverage from Bloomberg TV's Washington bureau. CNN will lead into th... [TVNewser]

With Obama in Brazil, Clinton in France, and news from Libya, no slow Saturday for News Nets - Posted March 19, 2011
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Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Notes: Covering the Final Combat Brigade as it Leaves Iraq - Posted August 18, 2010
• MSNBC remained in rolling coverage all night of the final U.S. military convoy as it made its way out of Iraq and in to Kuwait. For much of the night it was a tri-anchor situation with Keith Olbermann in New York, ... [TVNewser]

Angelina Jolie Tells CNN: Stay True to Your Tradition - Posted February 7, 2008
Gorgeous, pouting Angelina Jolie (Idle thought: does the name Angelina Pitt sound like a children's book heroine?) is in Ir... [FishbowlLA]

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