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New Al Jazeera Video Imagines a World Where Journalists 'Are Not Free to Report the Facts' - Posted March 24, 2014
An international group of television anchors, including CNN's Christiane Amanpour, are lending their voices to the #FreeAJStaff campaign advocating for the release of Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt. A new Al Jazeera video imagines a world where "journalists are not free to repo... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour to Interview Venezuelan President - Posted March 6, 2014
After weeks of threatening to revoke CNN's press credentials and ability to report from Venezuela, the country's president, Nicolas Maduro has instead agreed to sit down for an interview with the network. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour to Wolf Blitzer: 'Be Really Careful Putting That Across as a Fact' - Posted March 4, 2014
During a segment on the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine on yesterday's "The Situation Room," Christiane Amanpour got into it with her colleague ... [TVNewser]

George Stephanopoulos to Scale Back Hosting 'This Week' - Posted February 28, 2014
George Stephanopoulos is scaling back his hosting duties on ABC's "This Week" from three times a month to twice a month. The news was ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Holds Up #FreeAJStaff Sign On-Air - Posted February 4, 2014
On her CNN International show, Christiane Amanpour held up a sign of the hashtag #FreeAJStaff in a report on what fellow journalists around the world ar... [TVNewser]

Best of 2013 MediabistroTV Interviews, Part I - Posted December 24, 2013
Our pals at mediabistroTV have had quite the year interviewing some of the biggest television personalities in the business. In case you missed them, here's a handful of our favorite interviews from 2013: Christiane Amanpour, Al Roker, ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Up Early For Mandela Memorial Service - Posted December 10, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="206705,206704,206703,206701,206702"] The broadcast and cable networks were up early this morning as international leaders, dignitaries and thousands of South Africans filled FNB Stadium in Johannesburg to honor Nelson Mandela, who died last week at the age of 95. Brian Williams, who as we ... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans for Mandela Memorial Service - Posted December 9, 2013
International leaders, including President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, will honor Nelson Mandela... [TVNewser]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [FishbowlNY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour: 'Good Journalism is Good Business' - Posted November 15, 2013
CNN's Christiane Amanpour spoke about the state of journalism at NewsXchange, a conference that brings together broadcasters from around the world, Thursday in Morocco. ... [TVNewser]

Closing Out Her Media Tour, Malala Talks Nobel Peace Prize with CNN's Christiane Amanpour - Posted October 11, 2013
On the eve of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement, nominee Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year old education activist who was sho... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell to Receive National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award - Posted October 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell will receive the 2013 Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's prize for a journalist "who has made significant contributions to the field through a lifetime of excellence,... [TVNewser]

The CNN Ticker: Promotions, Amanpour, Upwave - Posted October 2, 2013
CNN has promoted a number of its bureau chiefs, including Darius Walker, Pete Janos and Mary Lynn Ryan, as well as Eric Sherling in the DC bureau. We have... [TVNewser]

'We Are Not Partisan, Nor Are We the Iranian Version of Fox News' - Posted September 27, 2013
A big week in U.S.-Iranian relations comes to an close with news that the presidents of both nations had their first direct contact in 34 years. Midway through his vis... [Fishbowl NY]

'We Are Not Partisan, Nor Are We the Iranian Version of Fox News' - Posted September 27, 2013
A big week in U.S.-Iranian relations comes to an close with news that the presidents of both nations had their first direct contact in 34 years. Midway through his vis... [FishbowlNY]

'We Are Not Partisan, Nor Are We the Iranian Version of Fox News' - Posted September 27, 2013
A big week in U.S.-Iranian relations comes to an close with news that the presidents of both nations had their first direct contact in 34 years. Midway through his vis... [TVNewser]

CNN, Iranian News Agency in Translation Spat - Posted September 26, 2013
CNN and Iran's Fars News Agency are in something of a spat over comments made by Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani. In Christiane Amanpour's interview with Rouhani, he seemed to acknowledge that the Holocau... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Carlson Show Announced | Iranian Press Dispute | HBO With Broadband? - Posted September 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Carlson Show Announced | Iranian Press Dispute | HBO With Broadband? - Posted September 26, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Iran's President Woos U.S. Media Outlets - Posted September 25, 2013
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is in New York City for the annual UN General Assembly meeting. Along the way, he has been holding something of a media tour for U.S. outlets, talki... [TVNewser]

The PM Ticker: Malala, B&C HOF, Vine - Posted September 23, 2013
CNN's Christiane Amanpour will interview Malala Yousafzai, the girl shot by the Taliban for trying to get an education. The interview will be conducted live at New York's 92nd Street Y, and will air as a special called The Bravest Girl in the World on CNN Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7PM. The... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Scoops Christiane Amanpour in Interview with Iranian President - Posted September 18, 2013
NBC's anchor-at-large Ann Curry is in Tehran at this hour, where she got the first U.S. interview with newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. CNN has already been promoting an interview ... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Break In with Pres. Obama Comments on Syria - Posted August 30, 2013
With cameras clicking and flashbulbs popping, and with the leaders of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia on either side of him, Pres. Obama spoke about the situation in Syria. Obama's remarks were recorded by the pool and fed out around 2:45pmET. They followed Secy. of State ... [TVNewser]

'New Day' Review: CNN's New Morning Family Grills, Overdone - Posted June 17, 2013
The debut of CNN's "New Day" this morning can be summed up with my favorite Oscar Wilde quote: "Everything in moderation, including moderation." As promised by senior executive producer Jim Murphy, the hyper-promoted 6-to... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Greta, Amanpour, BBC - Posted May 31, 2013
Greta Van Susteren is not happy with some of her colleagues. The FNC anchor and prolific blogger took to GretaWire to ask: "Have these men lost their minds?" speaking of FBN host ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Experimenting With New Panel Format For 'AC360' - Posted April 30, 2013
All this week, Anderson Cooper will be pulling double-duty, not only hosting "AC360" at 8 PM, but new editions of "AC360" at 10 PM... with an entirely different format. The 8 PM show stays the same, but the 10 PM editions of the show wil... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers at Women in the World Conference - Posted April 5, 2013
TVNewser editor Merrill Knox is at the Women in the World conference at Lincoln Center New York today where the likes of CBS's Lesley Stahl and Norah O'Donnell, ABC's Cy... [TVNewser]

Tina Brown Kicks Off Women in the World 2013 with Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie and More - Posted April 5, 2013
[caption id="attachment_80143" align="alignright" width="620"] Credit: Roxxe Ireland/Marc Bryan-Brown for Newsweek Daily Beast[/caption] For the fourth annual Women in the World Summit, Tina Brown and Newsweek Dail... [Fishbowl NY]

Tina Brown Kicks Off Women in the World 2013 with Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie and More - Posted April 5, 2013
[caption id="attachment_80143" align="alignright" width="620"] Credit: Roxxe Ireland/Marc Bryan-Brown for Newsweek Daily Beast[/caption] For the fourth annual Women in the World Summit, Tina Brown and Newsweek Dail... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blitzer, Molina, Hugs - Posted April 4, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer is devoting today's 6pmET hour of "The Situation Room" to North Korea. The hour will be simulcast on CNN International. Blitzer, who reported from North Korea in 2010, will be joined by Christiane Amanpour and Fareed... [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]

PBS' Ifill, CNN's Amanpour to Give Grad Speeches - Posted March 12, 2013
At least some college seniors will get their final parting wisdom from PBS' Gwen Ifill and CNN/ABC's Christiane Amanpour. Ifill will deliver W... [FishbowlDC]

Pope Benedict Coverage: CNN - Posted February 27, 2013
CNN will be dedicating nearly all of its dayside programming to coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation tomorrow. Coverage will begin at 4 AM, with "Early Start." John Berman and ... [TVNewser]

Pope Benedict Coverage: ABC News - Posted February 26, 2013
With Pope Benedict XVI set to resign on Thursday, U.S. networks are beginning to plan for coverage of the unprecedented (at least in modern times) event. George Stephanopoulos and ... [TVNewser]

Clarissa Ward Accepts duPont Award: 'I Felt Humbled and Tremendously Honored' - Posted January 27, 2013
CBS News foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward traveled to New York this week to accept t... [Fishbowl NY]

Clarissa Ward Accepts duPont Award: 'I Felt Humbled and Tremendously Honored' - Posted January 27, 2013
CBS News foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward traveled to New York this week to accept t... [FishbowlNY]

Clarissa Ward Accepts duPont Award: 'I Felt Humbled and Tremendously Honored' - Posted January 27, 2013
CBS News foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward traveled to New York this week to accept t... [TVNewser]

What Kind of Anchorman Will Jake Tapper Be? 'They Don't Want Me to be Ron Burgundy' - Posted January 25, 2013
Former ABC ace Jake Tapper, who debuted on CNN Tuesday, says that his being passed over -- twice -- as 'This Week' anchor was not the reason he left the network. When ... [TVNewser]

The Start | All Things Internet | Stamped Art - Posted January 2, 2013
TVNewser: Christiane Amanpour says that escaping Iran was a vital mome... [Fishbowl NY]

The Start | All Things Internet | Stamped Art - Posted January 2, 2013
TVNewser: Christiane Amanpour says that escaping Iran was a vital mome... [FishbowlNY]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
She is one of the most recognizable foreign correspondents on network television today. But did you know Christiane Amanpour's journey to the front lines of reporting included a stint as a graphics coordinator at a local NBC station? In this episode of My First Big Break, ... [TVSpy]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
Her first big break was the Iranian Revolution. Her dream was to be a foreign correspondent. In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how escaping Iran with her family was the first step of a journ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
She believes in hard work and starting at the bottom. In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how escaping the Iranian Revolution with her family was the first step of a journey that took her from... [MediaJobsDaily]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
Her first big break was the Iranian Revolution. In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how escaping Iran with her family was the first step of a journey that took her from a local NBC station in ... [PRNewser]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
Her first big break was the Iranian Revolution. In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how escaping Iran with her family was the first step in a journey that took her from a local NBC station in... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour: My First Big Break - Posted January 2, 2013
Her first big break was the Iranian Revolution. Her dream was to be a foreign correspondent. In this episode of My First Big Break, Christiane Amanpour talks about how escaping Iran with her family was the first step of a journ... [FishbowlLA]

'Hey! There's This New Thing Called CNN. Maybe You Can Have a Chance There' - Posted December 28, 2012
Tonight, ABC airs part two of "Back to the Beginning with Christiane Amanpour" following part one last Friday which was the #1 broadcast show of the night. As Amanpour was in the process of putting the 4-hour special together, she took time to sit down with mediabistroTV for "My First Big... [TVNewser]

From Graphics to the Gulf War: Christiane Amanpour Reveals Her First Big Break - Posted December 27, 2012
While our mediabistroTV crew is busy putting the finishing touches on next week's "My First Big Break" we thought we'd give you a little preview of what you can expect. Christiane Amanpour tells mediabistroTV how her journey from Tehran during the revolution and first TV job as a graphics coordinator for ... [TVSpy]

Christiane Amanpour's 'Back to the Beginning' is Friday's #1 Show - Posted December 23, 2012
Part one of the ABC News special "Back to the Beginning with Christiane Amanpour" won its time period among Total Viewers (5.2 million) and A25-54 viewers (1.5/4). In fact, the two-hour special was Friday's #1 br... [TVNewser]

One Woman: Two Different Noses? - Posted December 21, 2012
On Thursday night CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News For CNN - Posted December 20, 2012
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC News for CNN. Tapper will anchor a weekday program on CNN. TVNewser hears it will be the 4pmET hour, currently filled by "The Situation Room with ... [FishbowlNY]

Christiane Amanpour Takes Viewers on a 'Field Trip Through the Old Testament' - Posted December 20, 2012
ABC's Christiane Amanpour hit the road recently for a new ABC News special called "Back to the Beginning"... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Goes 'Back to the Beginning' - Posted December 19, 2012
While the crew at MediabistroTV is busy in their workshop cobbling together the next episode of "My First Big Break" featuring Christiane Amanpour of ABC News and CNN, we thought we'd direct your attention to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Christiane Amanpour Goes 'Back to the Beginning' - Posted December 19, 2012
While the crew at MediabistroTV is busy in their workshop cobbling together the next episode of "My First Big Break" featuring Christiane Amanpour of ABC News and CNN, we thought we'd direct your attention to ... [TVSpy]

Stephanopoulos to Anchor 'This Week' Through 2013 - Posted December 10, 2012
George Stephanopoulos will remain the anchor of "This Week" through the end of 2013, ABC News has announced. Stephanopoulous was named the anchor of "This Week" after ... [TVNewser]

Clarissa Ward Questions Hamas Leader At Presser, As Christiane Amanpour Schedules Interview - Posted November 20, 2012
CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward was the only American to get a question in at a press conference hosted by the leader of Hamas, Khaled Mashal. Ward shouted her question as the conference was coming to a close. "You are a hunter!" one of the Hamas aides said to her afterward. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Gear Up For Gaza Coverage - Posted November 19, 2012
With the situation in Gaza continuing to escalate, the broadcast news divisions are making sure their people are in the region. Additional changes may be made, but for now here is the latest on the assignments in Gaza, Israel and beyond. ABC News has ... [TVNewser]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [FishbowlLA]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict - Posted November 18, 2012
With violence escalating in Jerusalem and Gaza, and CNN has dispatched Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper... [TVNewser]

The Ticker, Sandy Edition: Spitzer, Williams, Velshi/Romans - Posted October 31, 2012
Former New York Governor and CNN host Eliot Spitzer will be on Christiane Amanpour's CNN International program today. He'll talk about Sandy recovery and the election. "Amanpour" airs at 4pmET on CNNI. "Rock Center with ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 27, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY ATTENTION SHOPPERS: "They're just like us!" -- HuffPost's Jennifer Bendery with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

14 Media Women Comprise Forbes' List of World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted August 23, 2012
When Forbes releases their annual rankings, people listen so their latest list is no different. Their World's 100 Most Powerful Women list was released and out of the 100 names, 14 women are in media. Congrats to the power women! ... [TVNewser]

14 Media Women Comprise Forbes' List of World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted August 23, 2012
When Forbes releases their annual rankings, people listen so their latest list is no different. Their World's 100 Most Powerful Women list was released and out of the 100 names, 14 women are in media. Congrats to the power women! ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Diane Sawyer, Christiane Amanpour, Greta Van Susteren Among 'World's Most Powerful Women' - Posted August 22, 2012
Forbes released this year's list of the "100 Most Powerful Women," and women in media are very well-represented. Among TV news personalities, "ABC World News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Francis, Amanpour, Olympics... - Posted July 16, 2012
The month-old "Money with Melissa Francis" on FBN is already seeing ratings results. The show had its first A25-54 demo win against CNBC's "Fast Money" in the 5pmET timeslot. Last Thursday, July 12 Francis averaged 35,000 viewers to "Fast Money's" 28,000. ... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Ticker: Amanpour, Sullivan, Cavuto - Posted June 17, 2012
Christiane Amanpour is reporting from Cairo today and tomorrow as Egyptians go to the polls. She is working on projects for ABC and CNN. Amanpour also taped an interview with Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi who is in Oslo this weekend to give her Nobel acceptance speech 21 years after receiving... [TVNewser]

ABC's Martha Raddatz to Receive First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac University - Posted May 14, 2012
Martha Raddatz of ABC News will receive Qunnipiac Unversity's 19th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award next month. Raddatz has been ABC's senior foreign affairs correspondent since 2008. In a statement, Lee Kamlet... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour, Al Michaels Honored by Fordham U. - Posted May 10, 2012
ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour is among the honorees at WFUV Radio's annual Spring Gala tonight. Amanpour is being honored with the Charles Osgood Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism. "I'm delig... [TVNewser]

CNN Taps Duthiers For Nigeria Post - Posted April 24, 2012
CNN has named Vladimir Duthiers an international correspondent, based out of Lagos, Nigeria. Duthiers has been with CNN for much of his career, starting out on ... [TVNewser]

Who are Jennifer Granholm's Favorite Journalists? - Posted April 21, 2012
Jennifer Granholm is four months into her television career as host of "The War Room" on Current TV. The former Michigan governor ... [TVNewser]

Amanpour's Return to CNN is Today - Posted April 16, 2012
We're always weary of news organizations who cover their own stories and reporters. For obvious reasons they are not going to be the most hard hitting stories in the crop. CNN spent "a few minutes" with Christiane Amanpour to re-introdu... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Returns to CNN Monday - Posted April 12, 2012
A tipster writes in, "We are seeing Amanpour everywhere around the TWC [Time Warner Center] getting ready for her show." And in fact CNN will announce this morning that Christiane Amanpour's new show will debut Monday at 3pmET... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (ABC Edition): Cuomo, Amanpour, Champion - Posted March 22, 2012
Chris Cuomo sits down with former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi in his first television interview since being found guilty ... [TVNewser]

Guardian Editor Wins Journalism Award - Posted February 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_54520" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo: David Levene for the Guardian"][/caption] Winning stuff is always a nice thing. Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has been selecte... [Fishbowl NY]

Guardian Editor Wins Journalism Award - Posted February 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_54520" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo: David Levene for the Guardian"][/caption] Winning stuff is always a nice thing. Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has been selecte... [FishbowlNY]

News Executives Talk Syria - Posted February 27, 2012
The situation in Syria continues to evolve, even as western news organizations evacuate their correspondents from the country. B&C's Andrea Morabito ... [TVNewser]

Foreign Correspondents React to Death of Marie Colvin - Posted February 24, 2012
The death of journalist Marie Colvin in Syria continues to resonate in the TV news world, and yesterday a few well-known foreign correspondents shared their thoughts on the situation there, and what it means to cover a war... [TVNewser]

Breitbart Lets it Rip on Eve of CPAC - Posted February 9, 2012
Give Andrew Breitbart a plate of spare ribs and a goblet of red wine and he's yours for as long as you want him. In fact, he'll stay up until 5 or 6 in the morning telling you what he thinks about a whole host of ... [FishbowlDC]

Liza McGuirk named EP of CNNI's 'Amanpour' - Posted February 2, 2012
As Christiane Amanpour plans a return to the CNN airwaves this spring, hosting an international newscast from New York, Liza McGuirk ha... [TVNewser]

Two New Hires at 'World News' - Posted February 1, 2012
A couple new additions at ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer." Claire Brinberg joins as senior producer. Brinberg, who most recently worked with ... [TVNewser]

A Few More Minutes with Andy Rooney - Posted January 12, 2012
Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney's four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News essayist, who died Nove... [TVNewser]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour's Farewell to 'This Week' - Posted December 27, 2011
Sunday was Christiane Amanpour's last appearance as moderator of ABC's "This Week." Next year Amanpour shifts ti a new role as global foreign affairs anchor for ABC, and as an anchor for CNN international. "I want to thank you all for inviting me into your homes every Sunday for the past year... [TVNewser]

Tapper as 'Backup' - Posted December 19, 2011
While Washington continues to chatter on about ABC Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper not getting the nod as host of "This Week," he's being painted as someone who could easily take over should the time come. Last week ABC an... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Doing Double Duty on Kim Jong-il Coverage - Posted December 19, 2011
Christiane Amanpour was introduced as ABC's "new global affairs correspondent" this morning on "Good Morning America" as she reported on the death of Kim Jong-il. Last night, Amanpour also called into her old-new... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: Newspapers Down, Magazines Up; Changes at ABC; and More - Posted December 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31506" align="alignleft" width="171" caption="Photo: Evan Agostini/AGOEV, via Associated Press"][/caption] A new report from the USC Annenberg Center says that most newspapers will be gone in five years. ... [AgencySpy]

Calderone Gets Scoop on Amanpour - Posted December 13, 2011
In what has been a very weird news day, in the end, HuffPost's Michael Calderone got the scoop ... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour Expected to Leave ABC's 'This Week' - Posted December 13, 2011
ABC "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour is expected to leave the program in the coming weeks, a source familiar with the decision confirms to TVNewser. Update: It is official, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Amanpour Expected to Leave ABC's 'This Week' - Posted December 13, 2011
ABC "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour is expected to leave the program in the coming weeks, a source familiar with the decision confirms to TVNewser. Update: It is official, ... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters To Interview Syria's Al-Assad - Posted December 6, 2011
In his first TV interview with an American outlet since the uprising began in his country earlier this year, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad will speak to ABC's Barbara Walters. Walters questioned Syria's leader on the human rights violations the UN has said his government is committing, as well as the harsh treatment... [TVNewser]

At CPJ Gala, Dan Rather Criticizes Corporate Media, While Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Promises Journalistic Independence For NBC News - Posted November 23, 2011
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The bulk of the event was to honor journalists who risked their lives to cover the news, and along the way a few well-known faces showed ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Accepts ASU's Cronkite Award - Posted November 17, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour was presented with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite ... [Fishbowl NY]

Christiane Amanpour Accepts ASU's Cronkite Award - Posted November 17, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour was presented with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 13 - Posted November 17, 2011
It was another close ratings day on Sunday, with NBC's "Meet the Press with David Gregory" barely edging CBS' "Face the Nation with Bob Scheiffer"... [TVNewser]

Washington: The Punching Bag - Posted November 9, 2011
Yesterday we brought you NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier cracking on Washington for its treasure trove of political sex scandals. Today we have... [FishbowlDC]

Sam Donaldson on Co-Anchor 'Jealousies' and Why 'The News Business Has Moved On' - Posted October 31, 2011
There is no trick involved in tonight's Halloween treat for Boomer news junkies -- Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts really are co-anchors again. Th... [TVNewser]

Newsers Pack the Waldorf to Honor Women Reporters - Posted October 27, 2011
PBS' Judy Woodruff was the mistress of ceremony at an awards luncheon of the of International Women's Media Foundation today at the Waldorf-Astoria. Four women journalists were honored for their work confronting danger while doing their jobs. Among them: Adela Navarro Bello, general director and columnist for Zeta news ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Stars Assemble for Photo Shoot - Posted October 26, 2011
Just about anybody who is on ABC News was in a photo studio on Manhattan's West Side this morning for what ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls a one-of-a-kind photo shoot. "Never in the history of the industry has ther... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the Death of Muammar Gaddafi - Posted October 21, 2011
The three U.S. evening newscasts spent a combined 32 minutes and 45 seconds on the killing of Muammar Gaddafi on their newscasts Thursday evening, extending their first blocks beyond the 10-minute mark. [caption id="attachment_93994" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A Libyan news anchor smiles while reporting the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death, as shown on... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports Planned for President Obama's Statement on Gadhafi - Posted October 20, 2011
... [TVNewser]

CBS' Charles Osgood and NBC's Brian Williams Among This Year's Giants of Broadcasting - Posted October 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_92933" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(l to r) Jean Marie Condon (original executive producer, This Week with Christiane Amanpour), Amanpour, Katie Hinman (former producer, This Week) and Amanpour's assistant Maggie Thomas "][/caption] Webster defines "Giant" as a person or thing of great si... [TVNewser]

CBS' Charles Osgood and NBC's Brian Williams Among This Year's Giants of Broadcasting - Posted October 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_92933" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="(l to r) Jean Marie Condon (original executive producer, This Week with Christiane Amanpour), Amanpour, Katie Hinman (former producer, This Week) and Amanpour's assistant Maggie Thomas "][/caption] Webster defines "Giant" as a person or thing of great si... [FishbowlLA]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 25 - Posted September 29, 2011
Coming off of his 20th anniversary celebration for hosting CBS' "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer led the program to a ratings victory ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 25 - Posted September 29, 2011
Coming off of his 20th anniversary celebration for hosting CBS' "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer led the program to a ratings victory ... [FishbowlNY]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Reflects on 9/11/2001: ABC's Christiane Amanpour and CNBC's Jim Cramer - Posted September 7, 2011
With the 10th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks approaching, TVNewser reached out to anchors, reporters, producers and executives for their thoughts on that day, and what they believe has changed in the last 10 years. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Greta Makes Forbes "Most Powerful" List - Posted August 25, 2011
Nestled right between JP Morgan Chase Asset Management CEO Mary Callahan Erdoes and GM's Mary Barra on Forbes' "Most Powerful Women List" is our very own Greta Van Susteren. The FNC host was named #75 on the lis... [FishbowlDC]

A Number of TV News Personalities Populate Forbes 'Most Powerful Women' List - Posted August 24, 2011
Forbes released its 2011 "Most Powerful Women" list, and a number of prominent TV news personalities and executives made the cut. ABC "This Week" anchor ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Plans Special Coverage For Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks - Posted August 24, 2011
On the 10th anniversary of September 11, Diane Sawyer -- who anchored "Good Morning America" on 9/11/01 -- and George Stephanopoulos will anchor a special thr... [TVNewser]

Forbes Ranks The World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Posted August 24, 2011
Even though lists like Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women are essentially meaningless, the people included are usually worth noting, so they do serve a little purpose. This ... [Fishbowl NY]

Forbes Ranks The World's 100 Most Powerful Women - Posted August 24, 2011
Even though lists like Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women are essentially meaningless, the people included are usually worth noting, so they do serve a little purpose. This ... [FishbowlNY]

What is the Future of News? - Posted August 20, 2011
If you can answer that question -- via a video -- then this is for you. The Shorenstein Center at Harvard's Kennedy School is calling on aspiring journalists, filmmakers and media consumers to help them think about the future of news. Create a video of no more than two minutes that answers... [TVNewser]

Network Sunday Morning Shows Go to Iowa for Straw Poll Coverage - Posted August 10, 2011
With the Iowa Straw Poll set for Saturday, August 13, the network Sunday public affairs shows are heading to the state to get close to the action. CBS and ABC will also be without their usual anchors this weekend. on CBS, Norah O'Donnell wi... [TVNewser]

Mika and Joe to Host ICFJ Awards - Posted July 28, 2011
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced yesterday that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will headline their November 1st ICFJ Awards Dinn... [FishbowlDC]

Charlie Gasparino to Face Off with Arianna Huffington on ABC's 'This Week' - Posted July 22, 2011
Brace yourself, because it looks like ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" may have quite the roundtable on Sunday. The Huffington Post founder ... [TVNewser]

Amanpour With Bloomberg And Happy Couple - Posted July 22, 2011
This is the first picture of ABC "This Week" Host Christiane Amanpour with Mayor Bloomberg and the couple Bloomberg is marrying this weekend. The interview airs Sunday on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour." ... [FishbowlDC]

Which Sunday Shows Covered the News Corp. Hacking Scandal? - Posted July 18, 2011
On Sunday, two of the network public affairs shows reported on the News Corp. hack... [Fishbowl NY]

Which Sunday Shows Covered the News Corp. Hacking Scandal? - Posted July 18, 2011
On Sunday, two of the network public affairs shows reported on the News Corp. hack... [FishbowlNY]

Which Sunday Shows Covered the News Corp. Hacking Scandal? - Posted July 18, 2011
On Sunday, two of the network public affairs shows reported on the News Corp. hack... [TVNewser]

Rise and Shine with Live Politico Performance - Posted July 12, 2011
Politico's Turn the Table, the feature in which an editor or reporter interviews the hosts of the Sunday morning shows, is hosting a live performance this Friday morning at the Newseum. The hour is early -- 8 a.m. But you know what time Politicos rise on a daily basis, so, in... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Gets Acquainted With ABC News - Posted June 22, 2011
The Huffington Post reports that former "CBS Evening News" anchor and soon-to-be ABC News contributor Katie Couric atten... [TVNewser]

ABC's Christiane Amanpour to be presented Walter Cronkite Award - Posted June 20, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour is the 2011 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today. Amanpour will accept the 28th annual award, given by ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Jo... [TVNewser]

Amanpour Recalls Memories With her Father - Posted June 14, 2011
With Father's Day coming up this Sunday, HuffPost's Eric Villency sat down with ABC "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour to talk a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Shows Zipline into Summer Concert Season - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_68632" align="alignnone" width="537" caption=""Good Morning America" anchors introduce the last of five songs Lady Gaga performed during the first of show's summer concerts in Central Park."][/caption] It's dawn for morning TV's Summer concerts once again, with Lady Gaga in Central Park for "Good ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Shows Zipline into Summer Concert Season - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_68632" align="alignnone" width="537" caption=""Good Morning America" anchors introduce the last of five songs Lady Gaga performed during the first of show's summer concerts in Central Park."][/caption] It's dawn for morning TV's Summer concerts once again, with Lady Gaga in Central Park for "Good ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [Fishbowl NY]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [FishbowlNY]

Kaplan Returns to ABC News as EP for "This Week" - Posted May 12, 2011
CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan is returning to ABC News where he spent more than 20 years as a producer for "Good Morning America," "Nightline," "PrimeTime Live," and "World News Tonight with ... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Kaplan named EP of ABC's 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' - Posted May 12, 2011
He's not even out, and he's already back in. Rick Kaplan, whose final "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" production is set for tonight, is about to undertake his t... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Jonathan Karl and Dick Cheney on One-hour 'Nightline' - Posted May 2, 2011
Just like the evening newscasts, ABC's "Nightline" will also be an hour tonight and will include more of ABC's Jonathan Karl's interview with former VP Dick Cheney. It's t... [TVNewser]

Celeb Asks, 'Oh! Helen Thomas, Is She Still Alive?' - Posted May 2, 2011
ABC's pre-WHCD party was one of the places to be Saturday night before the big dinner began. "Modern Family" stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson made an appearance just moments before ABC's White House correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Bin Laden Killed: Morning Show Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
"Good morning. Osama Bin Laden is dead," that is how Meredith Vieira opened the "Today" show this morning as all the networks continued coverage... [TVNewser]

TIME Toasts the 100 Most Influential... - Posted April 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_37546" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Credit: PATRICK MCMULLAN/PatrickMcMullan.com "][/caption] TIME magazine hosted in New York last night the TIME 100 Gala to honor their annual list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World." This year's list included domestic po... [FishbowlDC]

Allbritton Brunch: The Invitation - Posted April 27, 2011
Read it and weep. Here's the invitation that only 250 people will receive for this weekend's exclusive brunch at Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton's home. We hear Politico will be covering their own event again this year, so chances are high to skyrocketing that it won't read like US Magazine. Some Politico reporters... [FishbowlDC]

Thou Shalt Tweet the Second Coming - Posted April 22, 2011
And the Lord said, "Let there be social media." In an interview with anchor ... [SocialTimes.com]

'There is zero chance that Donald Trump would ever be hired by the American people to do this job.' - Posted April 10, 2011
Pres. Obama's senior adviser David Plouffe made the Sunday morning show rounds, saying this and that and even ... [TVNewser]

Lehrer Wins 2011 Fourth Estate Award - Posted April 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_35321" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Robert Severi"][/caption] PBS Newshour's Jim Lehrer has been named the winner of this year's Fourth Estate Award for career achievement by the National Press C... [FishbowlDC]

Tina Brown and Christiane Amanpour Team Up for International Awards Dinner - Posted March 28, 2011
In an unusual pairing, The Daily Beast/Newsweek's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Four New York Times Journalists Captured in Libya Have Been Released - Posted March 21, 2011
Six days after being captured in Libya, the four missing New York Times journalists have been released. The journalists -- Lynsey Addario, ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Four New York Times Journalists Captured in Libya Have Been Released - Posted March 21, 2011
Six days after being captured in Libya, the four missing New York Times journalists have been released. The journalists -- Lynsey Addario, ... [FishbowlNY]

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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Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

New York Times Journalists to be Freed - Posted March 18, 2011
Here's some good news about a bad situation: Last night on Nightline, Christian... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Times Journalists to be Freed - Posted March 18, 2011
Here's some good news about a bad situation: Last night on Nightline, Christian... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: March 13, 2011 - Posted March 18, 2011
CBS' "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show in both Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers last Sunday. The broadcast -- which included the latest from Japan as well as an interview with Sen. Joe Lieberman -- had its b... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer leaves Japan - Posted March 16, 2011
Diane Sawyer left Japan today as the nuclear situation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant worsens. This morning on "Good Morning America" George Stephanopoulos... [TVNewser]

NBC's Lester Holt, ABC's David Muir and Christiane Amanpour report from Japan; Diane Sawyer en route - Posted March 13, 2011
The U.S. TV news anchors began arriving in Japan Saturday and two of the weekend anchors were in place for shows Saturday evening: NBC's Lester Holt and ABC"s David Muir. Christiane Amanpour also arrived Saturday where she reported for "World N... [TVNewser]

Who the networks are sending to Japan - Posted March 11, 2011
Christiane Amanpour is among the network anchors packing their bags and heading for Japan. Amanpour will host "This Week" from Tokyo on Sunday, the only Sunday show host to d... [TVNewser]

Morning Surprise: Gridiron Welcomes Bon Jovi - Posted March 8, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea will attend this Saturday's Gridiron dinner as the guests of Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum. The Gridiron Show includes a parody of "Livin' on a Prayer," which prompted in... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Christiane Amanpour Speaks to Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi - Posted February 28, 2011
In a U.S. exclusive, ABC's Christiane Amanpour spoke to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today. ABC broke into regularly scheduled programming around 1 PM to preview the discussion. The interview will air on "ABC World News" and "Nigh... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour to host 'This Week' from Tripoli, Libya - Posted February 26, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour is the latest Western journalist to make it in to the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Amanpour will host "This Week" from the city tomorrow. Tonight on "World News" she reported by videophone, "We came into the city. It's calm. The roa... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview: 02.27.11 - Posted February 25, 2011
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI); Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS); Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO); Richard Trumka, President of AFL-CIO; MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell; Kim Strassel, Wall Street Journal. CBS's Face the Nation: Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ). ABC's This Week: ... [TVNewser]

HuffPost's Ultimate Media Couples List - Posted February 23, 2011
HuffPost readers have spoken. And when HuffPost readers speak, the world listens. This time, they have chosen the "Ultimate Media Duo." (Important to note: unlike most H... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview: 02.20.11 - Posted February 18, 2011
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Fmr. Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI); Fmr. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-TN); Ed Gillespie, Republican Strategist; Rick Santelli, CNBC. CBS's Face the Nation: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI); Rep. Chris... [PRNewser]

One hour 'Nightline' tonight on Egypt - Posted February 11, 2011
ABC's Terry Moran anchors a special one-hour "Nightline" tonight titled "Nightline: Revolution Day." This is the second one-hour "Nightline" on the subject of Egypt in the last 7 shows. Moran is in Cairo as is ABC's Jim Sciutto. "This Week" host ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Reports for Obama Statement on Egypt - Posted February 11, 2011
As the cable news networks continue to cover the revelry in the streets of Cairo, following the announcement that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president, the broadcast networks are preparing special reports for their networks as Pres. Obama plans to address the situation at 1:30pmET now scheduled for 3pmET. ... [TVNewser]

#WPCF Dinner 2011 - Posted February 10, 2011
A packed ballroom in the basement of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel played host to the 67th Annual Washington Press Club Foundation's Congressional Dinner last night. Nearly 800 guests including Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), House Minority L... [FishbowlDC]

Mubarak to Resign: Broadcasters Produce Special Reports, Cablers go Wall-to-Wall - Posted February 10, 2011
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Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 10, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY On the Couch: Publicist Wendy Gordon at a recent 80s party. Scribe smells trouble "C-PAC on one side of the hotel, steel workers union on the other. I see a midwester... [FishbowlDC]

67th Annual Congressional Dinner Tonight - Posted February 9, 2011
If you're holding a ticket like the one above, you might be headed home shortly to get gussied up for the Washington Press Club Foundation's 67th Annual Congressional Dinner. ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Returns From Egypt, But Her Focus Stays on the Middle East - Posted February 9, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour grabbed two huge exclusives in Egypt last week, an interview with VP Suleiman, and an interview with Egyptian President Mubarak. Now, as The Cutline's ... [TVNewser]

How To Play Washington Media 'Like a Fiddle' - Posted February 7, 2011
John Harris and Jim VandeHei, Politico's head honchos, have a meaty piece up today about ... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour On Her Interview With Egyptian President Mubarak: 'I call this the accidental interview borne of 20 years of experience in that region' - Posted February 4, 2011
ABC News "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour has been leading the network's coverage in Egypt this week, culminating in an exclusive interview with embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak yesterday. This morning, TVNewser ... [Fishbowl NY]

Christiane Amanpour On Her Interview With Egyptian President Mubarak: 'I call this the accidental interview borne of 20 years of experience in that region' - Posted February 4, 2011
ABC News "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour has been leading the network's coverage in Egypt this week, culminating in an exclusive interview with embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak yesterday. This morning, TVNewser ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 30 - Posted February 4, 2011
The Sunday public affairs shows last week turned their attention to the violent protests in Egypt with all four shows interviewing Secy. of State Hillary Clinton. #1 NBC's "Meet the Press" was up in Total Viewers and in A25-54 viewers week-to-week. #2 CBS' "Face the Nation" was down in Total Viewers,... [TVNewser]

News Chiefs Talk Egypt Coverage - Posted February 4, 2011
Broadcasting & Cable spoke to a number of network and cable news executives, to get their thoughts on how they have been covering the crisis in Egypt. Each had their own perspective on the coverage, and how they will handle it going forward. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

ABC correspondent on Egypt threats: 'It was terrifying. We really thought we were finished.' - Posted February 4, 2011
In addition to Christiane Amanpour's off-camera interview with Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak -- the first since the choas in his country began -- last night's one-hour "Nightline" explored the violence against journalists over the last 48 hours. Anch... [TVNewser]

Settle Down Internet | Covered | Great Journalism - Posted February 3, 2011
AllTwitter: Today the Internet flipped out because Kenneth Cole's Twitter posted a tasteless tweet about Egypt. The tweet was not that bad, but people love attacking anything, instantly forgetting all the good work the company does. Now, in response ... [FishbowlLA]

Settle Down Internet | Covered | Great Journalism - Posted February 3, 2011
AllTwitter: Today the Internet flipped out because Kenneth Cole's Twitter posted a tasteless tweet about Egypt. The tweet was not that bad, but people love attacking anything, instantly forgetting all the good work the company does. Now, in response ... [Fishbowl NY]

Settle Down Internet | Covered | Great Journalism - Posted February 3, 2011
AllTwitter: Today the Internet flipped out because Kenneth Cole's Twitter posted a tasteless tweet about Egypt. The tweet was not that bad, but people love attacking anything, instantly forgetting all the good work the company does. Now, in response ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News' Christiane Amanpour Snags First Interview With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak - Posted February 3, 2011
ABC News' Christiane Amanpour appears to have secured the first interview with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Amanpour... [TVNewser]

TV News Reporters Roughed Up, Caught in the Midst of Violent Protests in Egypt - Posted February 2, 2011
Anderson Cooper is not the only reporter ... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Broadcast Special Reports as Hosni Mubarak Speaks - Posted February 1, 2011
ABC, CBS, and CBS all interrupted programming around 4pmET this afternoon as Hosni Mubarak addressed the people of Egypt. For ABC, Diane Sawyer anchored from New York with Christiane Amanpour in Cairo. For CBS, ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams preps 'Nightly News' live from Cairo - Posted January 31, 2011
As we've been following the movements ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Williams preps 'Nightly News' live from Cairo - Posted January 31, 2011
As we've been following the movements ... [FishbowlNY]

Are the Network Anchors going to Cairo? - Posted January 31, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is on his way to Cairo right now. He left New York Sunday afternoon arriving in Amman, Jordan and is now en route to Egypt. He's expected to arrive in time for "Nightly News." ... [TVNewser]

More Arrivals, More Delays as American Journalists Enter Egypt - Posted January 31, 2011
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Christiane Amanpour anchors from Cairo - Posted January 30, 2011
As she did in the wake of the tragedy in Tucson, Christiane Amanpour has taken "This Week" on the road, this time to Egypt to cover the unrest there. Among Amanpour's guests, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who made the rounds appearing on "Meet... [TVNewser]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Media Moguls Well Represented at White House State Dinner - Posted January 20, 2011
Last night the White House hosted a state dinner for Chinese Premier Hu Jintao. Only one TV news anchor was in attendance as a guest, but plenty of media moguls made ... [TVNewser]

Tucson Survivor Arrested for Death Threats to Tea Party Spokesman - Posted January 15, 2011
During a town hall meeting today, that will air tomorrow on ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour," a survivor of last Saturday's massacre in Tucson was arrested for making death threats against a Tea ... [FishbowlLA]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 9 - Posted January 13, 2011
Christiane Amanpour, who broadcast her "This Week" from Tucson, Arizona Sunday morning following the massacre there a day earlier, delivered the show's best ... [TVNewser]

Amanpour to Host Congressional Press Dinner - Posted January 13, 2011
Roll Call's HOH column reports that ABC's Christiane Amanpour will host this... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News Chief Ben Sherwood: No More Layoffs, But Change Needs to Come to the Broadcast News Division - Posted January 10, 2011
This morning, new ABC News president Ben Sherwood kicked off ABC's day of presentations at the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena. Sherwood told the assembled critics that there were ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Partners with Facebook for Specials on Shootings in Tucson - Posted January 9, 2011
In conjunction with Facebook, ABC News produced a special this morning on the tragedy in Tucson. The 15-minute report streamed live on ABCNews.com at 11amET and was anchored by Christiane Amanpour and Dan Harris in Tucson. Another special will stream tonight at 7pmET anchored by ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABC News Partners with Facebook for Specials on Shootings in Tucson - Posted January 9, 2011
In conjunction with Facebook, ABC News produced a special this morning on the tragedy in Tucson. The 15-minute report streamed live on ABCNews.com at 11amET and was anchored by Christiane Amanpour and Dan Harris in Tucson. Another special will stream tonight at 7pmET anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Anchors, Reporters in Place in Tucson, as Finger Pointing begins in Shootings of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, 19 Others - Posted January 9, 2011
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More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [TVNewser]

More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [Fishbowl NY]

More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [FishbowlNY]

Following Tucson Shooting Spree, Christiane Amanpour to host 'This Week' from Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC News' Christiane Amanpour is heading to Tucson, Arizona, scene of the mass shooting today at an event put on by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). Amanpour will anchor "This Week" from the scene of the shooting where Giffords was speaking at a gathering of constituents in her district. Giffords remains in... [TVNewser]

Movement Afloat to Return Tapper to 'This Week'? - Posted January 4, 2011
ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper gained a lot of attention over the weekend when he subbed for ABC's "This Week." Some journos clamored for more and for a Tapper return to the Sunday morning program he hosted earlier this year until ... [FishbowlDC]

2010 TVNewser Challenge Results; You Guys Are Smart - Posted December 29, 2010
On New Year's Eve 2009 we trotted out the TVNewser Poll machine and asked you to make some predictions for 2010. We asked: Which cable news network will draw the most viewers for the 2010 State of the Union? CNN 23% C-SPAN... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: December 19 - Posted December 24, 2010
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" was the #1 Sunday public affairs show again last week, with a 660K Total Viewer lead over #2 CBS' "Face the Nation with ... [FishbowlLA]

Rubin and Shipley Hired for "Bloomberg View" - Posted December 15, 2010
David Shipley and James P. Rubin will join Bloomberg News as Executive Editors starting in January. The two will lead a a new Editorial Page called the Bloomberg View which will publish columns and commentary for all Bloomberg platforms. Currently deputy editorial page editor of the New York Times, Shipley will... [FishbowlDC]

Gordon Brown's Washington Book Fete - Posted December 12, 2010
Saturday evening, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown kicked off his five-day book tour in the United States at an event in Washington D.C.. Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Connie Milstein and J.C. de La Haye St. Hilaire, the fete took place at the Jefferson... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News to Launch SaveOne.net in Conjunction with 20/20 Special Be the Change: Save a Life - Posted December 9, 2010
ABC News will launch dedicated Web site SaveOne.net Friday, Dec. 17, in conjunction with a special... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Fonzie Loves WaPo's Ezra Klein to Pieces, But His Favorite? It's MSNBC's Rachel Maddow - Posted December 9, 2010
"May I call you Fonzie?" I inquired this morning when Arthur Fonzarelli phoned me at 8 a.m. A polite Henry Winkler replied, "No, because that is a fictional character that I could never live up to. It was extraordinarily fun to play, but I couldn't live up to that." Fon... [FishbowlDC]

The Daily Beast/Newsweek Brings Aboard Kathy O'Hearn As VP - Posted December 6, 2010
Our friends over at WebNewser report that ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Daily Beast/Newsweek Brings Aboard Kathy O'Hearn As VP - Posted December 6, 2010
Our friends over at WebNewser report that ... [FishbowlNY]

Kathy O'Hearn Named VP at The Daily Beast/Newsweek - Posted December 6, 2010
Former "This Week" executive producer Kathy O'Hearn is leaving the TV news business to join the Daily Beast/Newsweek. O'Hearn will serve as a VP at the new joint venture. She was most recently at CNN where she served in a n... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 28 - Posted December 3, 2010
Last week's November sweeps Sunday show numbers are up for NBC, CBS, and ABC, leaving FOX as the only show whose numbers are down compared to last year. NBC's "Meet the Press," while down in both Total Viewers and among A25-54 viewers compared to last week, i... [TVNewser]

What Ben Sherwood Inherits: 'GMA,' 'World News,' 'This Week,' and 'Nightline' by the Numbers - Posted December 3, 2010
Ben Sherwood not only inherits from David Westin (right at ABC News HQ this morning) a smaller ABC News staff then the one he left four years ago, he'll also be overseeing... [TVNewser]

AP Reports: Top Producer of 'This Week' Calls it Quits - Posted November 19, 2010
From the NEW YORK (AP) - "The top producer of ABC's "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour is quitting. Ian Cameron says the weekend work has been tough on his family and he wants more regular hours. Cameron is married to Susan Rice, the nation's ambassador to the United Nations, and he'... [FishbowlDC]

Ian Cameron to Leave ABC's 'This Week' - Posted November 19, 2010
First on TVNewser: Ian Cameron, the executive producer of ABC's "This Week with Christiane Amanpour," is leaving the program at the end of t... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer Glam up for Glamour Women of the Year Event - Posted November 9, 2010
Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Politico's 'Turn the Table' Goes Live - Posted November 9, 2010
Politico's Friday 'Turn the Table' feature, in which Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviews Sunday morning political show hosts, goes live at the Newseum this Friday at 8 a.m. Harris plans to break down the 2010 midterm results and look ahead to the 2012 presidential race with NBC's David Gregory, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cynthia McFadden Goes Around the World to Interview U.S. Secretaries Clinton & Gates - Posted November 9, 2010
ABC's Cynthia McFadden interviewed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Rober... [TVNewser]

Breitbart: 'They put me up in a 5-Star Hotel, I'll Survive' - Posted November 1, 2010
When BigGovernment.com's Andrew Breitbart flies to Phoenix tonight to join ABC's election night coverage, even he doesn't know what he'll find there. After bashing ABC, Media Matters, HuffPost, Dail... [FishbowlDC]

Election 2010: ABC News Will be Live All Night for Midterm Coverage - Posted October 28, 2010
ABC News will have live midterm election coverage all night next Tuesday, though some of it will take place online. ABC's coverage will kick off with "ABC World News" at 6:30 OM ET, anchored by Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Long Knives out for Amanpour. Insiders Fire Back: 'Christiane has survived real sniping in real war zones' - Posted October 24, 2010
A Page Six report claims "the knives are out" for ABC's Christiane Amanpour. "Amanpour flies into Washington on Friday and anchors the show on Sunday," an insider tells the Post. "She reads about Washington from her Central Park apartment. It's not like other war zones that you can parachute into. She is... [TVNewser]

Stand Back! Amanpour, Issa, to Celebrate Groundbreaking Investigative Journalism - Posted October 18, 2010
The Center for Public Integrity's 20th Anniversary gala at the Newseum this Thursday, October 21st. The Center is celebrating 20 years of "groundbreaking investigative journalism" in the public interest. The guest of honor is Center for Public Integrity founder Chuck Lewis. ABC "This Week" Host Christiane Amanpour will be master of... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour and Anna Quindlen to Keynote Reinvention Convention - Posted October 13, 2010
ABC "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour and author Anna Quindlen will headline More Magazine's Reinvention Convention in Manhattan on Oct. 18. The convention is for women who want to refresh their... [FishbowlDC]

Linda McMahon on 'This Week': (D) or (R)? - Posted October 11, 2010
The Republican nominee for Chris Dodd's Connecticut Senate seat, Linda McMahon appeared on... [TVNewser]

Female Newsers Make Forbes 'Power Women' List - Posted October 9, 2010
A number of high profile female news anchors made the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women. The top ranked newser on the list was "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric, who came in at number 22. ... [TVNewser]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [Fishbowl NY]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: 09.26.10 - Posted September 30, 2010
Sunday September 26, 2010 was not a great day for ABC and Christiane Amanpour. "This Week" landed in the third place for both total viewers and the demo. CBS's "Face the Nation" came in second with 200,000 more total viewers and 20,000 demo viewers than ABC. NBC's... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour to Host Special Town Hall; Locale Undisclosed - Posted September 30, 2010
A special ABC "This Week" town hall meeting is taking place in New York City, where Christiane Amanpour will moderate a live debate "Holy War: Should Americans Fear Islam?" ABC is not revealing the exact location of the town hall due to security reasons. Notea... [FishbowlDC]

'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' to air Town Hall Special , '20/20' Special with Diane Sawyer, on 'Islam in America' - Posted September 28, 2010
ABC is jumping head-first into the New York City mosque debate with a special town hall edition of "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" focusing on Islam in America and a "20/20" prime time special with ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour's 'Mission' - Posted September 25, 2010
ABC News "This Week" anchor Christiane Amanpour gets interviewed by the Columbia Journalism Review. Among other topics, she discusses her passion for international reporting, and whether the American audience, particularly the traditional Sunday morning audience, is interested in ... [TVNewser]

'This Week' at 7-Year Low in Younger Viewers - Posted September 24, 2010
Young TV news viewers may not be taken with Sunday morning public affairs shows in general, but last week's ABC "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" posted its lowest A25-54 demo rating in more than 7 years -- since August 24, 2003 -- among regularly scheduled telecasts. Amanpour's show came in third in... [FishbowlDC]

Vincent Gray in the Q&A Cafe - Posted September 24, 2010
Washington D.C. Mayor-elect Vincent Gray will be the upcoming guest in Carol Joynt's Q & A Cafe. The interview takes place next Wednesday. The previously scheduled guest was MSNBC Hardball host ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 19 - Posted September 23, 2010
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" topped the Sunday shows last weekend drawing 3.29M Total Viewers. CBS' "Face the Nation" with ... [TVNewser]

With Amanpour Settling In, NBC Feels Out the State of the Sunday Shows - Posted September 21, 2010
NBC News, through market research firm Vision Critical, has put out a survey asking consumers about the Sunday morning public affairs shows, with a particular focus on "Meet the Press" and ABC's "This Week," according to a copy obtained by TVNewser. There were a number of questions about the two programs, covering... [TVNewser]

More Hopes for Intervention with Reinvention Convention - Posted September 20, 2010
More will hold its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hillary's Hairdo 'Doesn't Cut It' - Posted September 20, 2010
London's Daily Mail takes issue with Sec. of State Hillary Clinton's hairdo. The style has evolved into a shoulder-length feminine do that has been "scraped up " as the ... [FishbowlDC]

Mitchell on Ahmadinejad Interview: 'One of the most complicated challenges I've faced' - Posted September 17, 2010
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Andrea Mitchell has experienced a lot in her 16 years on the beat. But she calls this week's interview with Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "one of the most complicated challenges I've faced." "I think lar... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: 09.12.10 - Posted September 16, 2010
As usual, NBC's "Meet the Press" held its spot as the highest-rated Sunday show in total viewers and demo last weekend. "Face the Nation" inched ahead of ABC's "This Week" with 60,000 more total viewers but lost the good fight in the demo where ABC pulled in 150,000 more viewers... [FishbowlDC]

Rahm, Spike, Hitchens, Amanpour, Williams, Edwards to Show to The Atlantic Ideas Forum - Posted September 13, 2010
The Atlantic, in conjunction with the Aspen Institute and the Newseum, will host its second annual Washington Ideas Forum in Washington from September 29 through October 1, 2010. Confirmed newsmakers: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Ahmed Chalabi, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, filmmaker Spike Lee,... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Christiane Creeps Into Solid Second - Posted September 10, 2010
Last weekend NBC's "Meet the Press" held firmly its long run as number one Sunday show but Christiane Amanpour and ABC's "This Week" pulled into a solid second in both total viewers and demo. CBS was bumped to third across the board, trailed only by Fox's "Fox News Sunday." ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News bound for 'Extinction?' Prediction 'Belongs at the Bottom of the Birdcage' - Posted September 10, 2010
Marketwatch.com's Jon Friedman has a question about ABC News, what with the impending departure of David Westin, the cutting of 25% of the staff, and the fact th... [TVNewser]

Robert Allbritton to Host Welcome Party for ABC's Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 8, 2010
Robert Allbritton, owner of the ABC affiliate WJLA and publisher of Politico, will host the welcome to Washington party for ABC's Christiane Amanpour, new host of ABC's "This Week." The party on September 26 will be held at Allbritton's home. It is uncertain at this point whether the party will as exclusive... [FishbowlDC]

PolitiFact Brings Truth Squad to Cheese State - Posted September 7, 2010
This cheese allegedly hails from Madison, Wisc. PolitiFact's "Truth-o-Meter" has expanded to Wisconsin, announces St. Petersburg Time's Washington Bureau Chief Bill Adair over the long weekend. "Wisconsin has a long tradition of great politica... [FishbowlDC]

'This Week' to Air on BBC World - Posted September 3, 2010
Starting Sunday, "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" is going international. The program will be televised across the globe on BBC World, the BBC's international 24-hour news channel. The network is available in 295 million homes, and 1.7 million hotel rooms. T... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Hosts U.S. Open Opening Night - Posted August 30, 2010
ABC News anchor Christiane Amanpour will host the U.S. Open's "Opening Night Celebration" this evening, which will air on ABC's cable sister-network ESPN. A SportsNewser reader spotted her doing a run-through this afternoon.... [SportsNewser]

Amanpour Interviews Blair - Posted August 30, 2010
For her first major interview outside of her Sunday show, new ABCer Christiane Amanpour sits down with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Wednesday for an discussion airing across the network's weekday programming.... [TVNewser]

A Fair & Balanced Discussion of Glenn Beck's Rally? - Posted August 28, 2010
Tomorrow Howard Kurtz will be talking about Glenn Beck's rally, among other topics, with his panel on CNN's "Reliable Sources." He's got liberal talker Bill Press booked, as well as ... [TVNewser]

Westin Announces Leadership Rearrange at ABC News - Posted August 26, 2010
ABC News President David Westin sent a memo to staff, obtained by TVNewser, earlier today outlining the new/altered management responsibilities for leadership at the network. While most of the changes add responsibilities for various senior staffer... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 22 - Posted August 26, 2010
It's been four weeks since the Christiane Amanpour iteration of ABC's "This Week" launched and here's where things stand: In total viewers, the program remains in third behind front-runner "Meet the Press" and "Face the Nation," though the gap... [TVNewser]

Kilmeade on Scarborough: 'He's an arrogant cocky guy...' - Posted August 23, 2010
TV news media was a topic of discussion on Brian Kilmeade's Fox News Radio show this morning. A caller questioned both ABC's Christiane Amanpour and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough. Here's Kilmeade on Scarborough: "I don't watch ... [TVNewser]

Like Any New TV Host, Christiane Amanpour has Supporters and Detractors - Posted August 13, 2010
The Daily Caller takes aim at Christiane Amanpour and the "decidedly negative reviews" she ha... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: NBC Wins, CBS & ABC Tie - Posted August 12, 2010
On Sunday, August 8, 2010 NBC's "Meet the Press" held its spot as the nation's number one public affairs show, winning in total viewers and the demo. Christiane Amanpour's second week as the host of ABC's "This Week" garnered her a solid second place in demo and a tie for... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 8 - Posted August 12, 2010
In her second week, Christiane Amanpour again finished second in the demo and, this time, essentially tied for second in total viewers. NBC's "Meet the Press" finished first and was the only program to grow its audience versus the ... [TVNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Gifts Cookies to 'This Week' Staff - Posted August 12, 2010
On Monday we reported that ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel sent new "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour and her staff boxes of pizza as a welcome gift. It ... [TVNewser]

Boston Globe Defends Amanpour, CNN 8 PM Show From Critics - Posted August 10, 2010
The editorial page of the Boston Globe took on TV news and the critics that loathe it this morning. The newspaper, in an unsigned editorial titled "Back Off, Critics - TV News ... [TVNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Sends Christiane Amanpour a Peace Offering - Posted August 9, 2010
Update: It was Jimmy Fallon, not Jimmy Kimmel! More information after the jump. It seems the once hardened relationship between ABC's entertainment division and the... [TVNewser]

Joynt Gets Amanpour Into Q&A Cafe - Posted August 5, 2010
It's a done deal. ABC "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour will be interviewed by blogger and host Carol Joynt for The Q&A Cafe on Thursday, Oct. 21, at the Ritz in Georgetown. Joynt confirmed the booking... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Amanpour Debuts #2 in Demo, #3 in Total Viewers - Posted August 5, 2010
Christiane Amanpour's debut on ABC's "This Week" finished second in the demo behind NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday, but third in total viewers behind CBS' "Face the Nation." 2.25 million viewers tuned in for her first broadcast, though that ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 4, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Erikson on fashion "Rep. John Conyers [D-Mich.] is on "The Ed Show" wearing a tux jacket with satin lapels...so bizarre." - RedState.com's Erik Erikson, who is also a CNN Contributor, on Twitter Wednesday. Outrage for Shales "It's not like he goes easy on guys; the man is a misanthrope. But... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Confuses TiVo - Posted August 3, 2010
If you're like me, you missed Christiane Amanpour's debut appearance as new anchor of ABC's "This Week" over the weekend... At first I thought my TiVo was longing for Jake Tapper or missing ... [FishbowlDC]

Early Numbers: Amanpour ABC Debut Finishes #3 Total Viewers, #2 in Demo - Posted August 2, 2010
Christiane Amanpour's debut as host of ABC's "This Week" finished third in total viewers behind NBC's "Meet the Press" and CBS' "Face the Nation" according to Nielsen Fast Nationals early ratings numbers. The program was, however, able to... [TVNewser]

Senator McCain Takes to Twitter to Critique Amanpour Debut - Posted August 2, 2010
Well, we know at least one person who is in the Jake Tapper camp. Senator John McCain took to Twitter Monday afternoon to weigh in on ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Amanpour to Conduct 'Intimate' Q & A - Posted August 2, 2010
Christiane Amanpour, the new host of ABC's "This Week," plans to conduct what is being described as an "intimate" Q & A with a newsmaker at the upcoming 2010 Radio Show. The show is a one-hour radio version of the Sunday show. So far, no word on who... [FishbowlDC]

Early Reviews for Amanpour's 'This Week' - Posted August 2, 2010
On Sunday Christiane Amanpour made her debut as the host of ABC's "This Week," and already some critics are weighing in: The New York Times Alessandra Stanle... [TVNewser]

'Reliable Sources' Critiques Christiane Amanpour on 'This Week' - Posted August 1, 2010
CNN's "Reliable Sources" had a segment with awfully quick turnaround this morning. Host Howard Kurtz brought on Kansas City Star television critic Aaron Barnh... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour's 'This Week' Debut - Posted August 1, 2010
"This Week with Christiane Amanpour" debuted this morning on ABC with the veteran foreign correspondent telling viewers, "After 20 years covering the world, the story in this country is turning into one of the most fascinating." The headline from Amanpour's two headliner guests, Secy. ... [TVNewser]

What Can We Expect From Amanpour? - Posted July 30, 2010
Politico's Mike Allen chats with ABC "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour on the debut of her show this Sunday in the publication's "Turn the Table" video feature. What themes will she be pushing? "What I want to do is try to broaden the conversation to really take into the account not just the... [FishbowlDC]

PolitiFact to Continue Fact-Check with Amanpour - Posted July 30, 2010
PolitiFact, the fact-checking service run by Bill Adair, Washington Bureau Chief of the St. Petersburg Times, has announced that it will continue the feature with Christiane Amanpour, who debuts as the new host of ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. The fact-checking feature began at the direction of interim host ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Names Producer for Spitzer & Parker Show - Posted July 30, 2010
Liza McGuirk has been named Executive Producer of CNN's new 8 p.m. so far unnamed debate program with co-hosts Eliot Spitzer and ... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Previews Her First 'This Week' - Posted July 29, 2010
The Washington Post's "The Reliable Source" column writes about Christiane Amanpour, who is taking over ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Amanpour, as ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: July 25 - Posted July 29, 2010
NBC's "Meet the Press" was the most-watched Sunday show this week, though CBS's "Face the Nation" had the most viewers in the demo. Jake Tapper hosted his final "This Week" on ABC before ... [TVNewser]

ABC Revamps 'This Week' Website in Advance of Amanpour Debut - Posted July 29, 2010
ABC News has revamped the website for "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour set to take over the program Sunday. No surprisingly, it now features Amanpour's name and headshot, as well as a preview of Sunday's progra... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

First Guests for 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' Announced - Posted July 29, 2010
•Christiane Amanpour's headliners are set for her first "This Week" this Sunday. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will guest. Insiders tell ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Announces Walter Hire - Posted July 26, 2010
It's official - ABC News has announced its hire of National Journal's Amy Walter. As FishbowlDC told you on July 8th, the Hotline EIC will serve as ABC Ne... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour, Tapper Exchange Niceties - Posted July 26, 2010
At least on its surface, all is well between the hosts as August 1 approaches. ABC's incoming "This Week" host Christiane Amanpour and interim host ... [FishbowlDC]

Tapper's Last 'This Week:' Geithner, Christie, Snooki - Posted July 26, 2010
Sunday marked ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper's last day as interim host of "This Week." Next Sunday Christiane Amanpour takes over the role full-time. Tapper made the most of his last day, talking to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the economy and New Jersey Governor Chri... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper On His 'This Week' Run: 'We Did Pretty Well' - Posted July 23, 2010
This Sunday's edition of "This Week" will be the last anchored by ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper, with Christiane Amanpour set to take over the reigns August 1. P... [TVNewser]

Tapper Nears End of Sunday Run - Posted July 23, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin checks in with ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper on his final hosting of ABC's 'This Week' Sunday before ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Ignatius to be Honored by ICFJ - Posted July 20, 2010
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced today that Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius will recieve their Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism for his commentary on international affairs at an awards dinner in November. I... [FishbowlDC]

Giant Shark Attacks Discovery HQ - Posted July 16, 2010
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Well, one of the most wonderful times for me anyhow. Cable's longest running event, Shark Week, is right around the corner. Celebrating its 23rd anniversary, the weeklong event kicks off on Sunday, August 1 - the same day Christiane Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: July 11 - Posted July 16, 2010
NBC's "Meet the Press" returned this week to the top spot among total viewers -- after a week off for Wimbledon -- on a close summer Sunday, but CBS' "Face the Nation" drew the most viewers in the demo, thanks... [TVNewser]

'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' Debuts August 1st - Posted July 14, 2010
Christiane Amanpour officially starts on ABC's "This Week" Sunday August 1st. The network began running promos fo... [TVNewser]

CNN's Reinvention: 'I just hope they don't go for some young, hip, king of snark' - Posted July 5, 2010
Why did CNN hire disgraced ex-New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and conservative columnist Kathleen Parker for its new 8 p.m. show? "Apparently Madoff wasn't available," deadpans CNN exile ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: NBC Most-Watched, ABC Tops Demo - Posted July 1, 2010
Summer surprise? NBC's "Meet The Press" was the most watched Sunday show during another Summer weekend, but while ABC and its interim hosts have mostly slipped back to third place among the public affairs shows since George Stephanopoulos'... [TVNewser]

Sun Sentinel TV Writer Says ABC Should Keep Tapper as Host - Posted June 25, 2010
South Florida's Sun Sentinel thinks ABC is making a "mega mistake" by removing Jake Tapper as interim "This Week" host and bringing in Christiane Amanpour come August. In this ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Jeanne Moos: 'I Can't Look at the News Without Thinking Funny' - Posted June 25, 2010
CNN correspondent Jeanne Moos gets profiled by Marisa Guthrie in this week's issue of Broadcasting & Cable. Moos, who specializes in quirky and offbeat st... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 21, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Remnick opines on OTR "Used carefully, and used in the right instance I think it's very valuable and I think it's very necessary, I think it's very necessary to journalism of all kinds." --The New Yorker's Editor David Remnick in an interview with WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC Debuts First 'This Week' Promo with Christiane Amanpour - Posted June 4, 2010
ABC News premiered the first promo for "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" last evening during the first quarter of the Celtics-Lakers NBA finals game. The taglines in the promo definitely have an global flair, calling to mind the "international perspective" Amanpour told TVNews... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Tweets About CNN Doc, From ABC Account - Posted June 4, 2010
ABC News anchor Christiane Amanpour wants you to check out her CNN documentary. Amanpour, who left CNN last month after 26 years, Tweeted from her ABC account @camanpourABC about her "Generation Islam" documentary with a link to the CNN.com page. The Tweet is tied to Monday's takeover of a Ga... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Abbie Boudreau Wins Livingston Award - Posted June 2, 2010
•CNN investigative correspondent Abbie Boudreau received a Livingston Award today, bestowed for excellence in reporting by journalists under the age of 35. Boudreau won for last fall's ... [TVNewser]

Good News for Bloomberg's Lakshmanan! - Posted May 19, 2010
Earlier this week we told you about Bloomberg correspondent Indira Lakshmanan and her son Devan who recently relapsed with leukemia. In order to survive, four-year-old Devan is in desperate ... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: Revealed - Posted May 18, 2010
The shoes, as many of you guessed, belong to Christiane Amanpour, the new host of ABC's "This Week." We took this picture of Amanpour outside the CBS pre-party to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, where she was hanging out with her husband, former State Dept. Sp... [FishbowlDC]

'She Laughed' - Posted May 13, 2010
•FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein caught up with now-former-CNNer Christiane Amanpour and "asked about concerns some critics have about her thin history of domestic political coverage." Amanpour's response ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour: 'She Laughed' - Posted May 13, 2010
For months, criticism has swirled around Christiane Amanpour climbing into the host chair of ABC's "This Week", the claim being that it will be difficult because of her lack of covering domestic politics. She shrugs it off, like a gnat that simply doesn't matter, that, to her, ... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Keynotes Newseum Rededication - Posted May 2, 2010
Here is Washington, DC tomorrow, the Newseum rededicates its Journalists Memorial, "honoring newspeople who died or were killed in the pursuit of news." The Newseum will add the names of 88 journalists who died while on assignment in 2009 and six from previous years whose deaths were brought to the Newseum's... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: Jake Tapper Honored - Posted May 2, 2010
Outgoing and incoming hosts of ABC's "This Week" George Stephanopoulos and Christiane Amanpour. ABC News president David Westin toasted Jake Tap... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Signs off CNN - Posted May 1, 2010
After nearly 27 years with the network Christiane Amanpour delivered her final report on CNN yesterday for her eponymous international affairs show. Here in Washington tonight, Amanpour will be a guest of her new network -- ABC. She'll debut as the host of "This Week" later t... [TVNewser]

ABC WHCA Dinner Guest List - Posted April 29, 2010
Recent hire Christiane Amanpour will be sitting with ABC News this Saturday at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. She joins her future ABC colleagues Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, ... [TVNewser]

Group Launches "Meet the Facts" to Pressure NBC Show to Bring on Fact-Checkers - Posted April 21, 2010
The Sunday morning fact-check story is getting interesting. A few weeks ago, ABC's Jake Tapper, who's hosting "This Week" until Christiane Amanpour joins later this summer, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Richard Roth Marks 30 Years of Being 'Shot Out of a Cannon' - Posted April 5, 2010
The day before his 30th anniversary at CNN, senior United Nation's correspondent Richard Roth was doing his first live shots from his new (temporary) studio at the UN. It's a cramped space down the hall from Al-Jazeera English, BBC, CBC, and NHK that the ne... [TVNewser]

'This Week' Live Tweet Due to Ana Marie Cox - Posted March 29, 2010
ABC's Jake Tapper, interim host of "This Week" until Christiane Amanpour takes over in August, is putting his own touches on the show, one of which is now including live tweeting. In a tweet this weekend, Tapper gives credit to GQ's Ana Mari... [FishbowlDC]

Jake Tapper Seeking Suggestions - Posted March 28, 2010
ABC's Jake Tapper was recently named the interim host of "This Week" as Christiane Amanpour will take over the program in August. Tapper, who's embraced soci... [TVNewser]

Changes at CNN: Janelle Rodriguez to Atlanta; Kathy O'Hearn to EP 'Campbell Brown' - Posted March 25, 2010
Continuing CNN's recent trend of announcing moves via tweet, CNN/US President Jon Klein announces today that "Campbell Brown" EP Janelle Rodriguez becomes CNN's new Director of Programming in Atlanta. ... [TVNewser]

Friedman Praises ABC, Warns CNN of Loss - Posted March 24, 2010
Whatever you think about CNN, ABC and the decision for Christiane Amanpour to host "This Week," there's no doubt it's causing a stir. Yesterday we had WaPo's Tom Shales ... [FishbowlDC]

Hating on the Hate over Christiane Amanpour - Posted March 23, 2010
WaPo's Tom Shales penned a column today calling ABC's selection of Christiane Amanpour as host of This Week, "a bad choice." Giving Amanpour the "This Week" job seems like one more bitter pill for ABC professionals to swallow, even as they overdose on all the oth... [TVNewser]

ABC Fires Back at WaPo's Tom Shales - Posted March 23, 2010
WaPo's TV critic Tom Shales believes the sky will fall for ABC's pick of Christiane Amanpour for host of "This Week". And ABC is firing back. Hard. The more negative Shales is, the more positive ABC says it is about its choice. ABC Senior V.P. ... [FishbowlDC]

Margaret Moth, Fearless CNN Photojournalist, Passes Away - Posted March 22, 2010
Margaret Moth, an intrepid CNN photojournalist survived some of the harshest warzones on earth only to lose a three-year battle with cancer over the weekend. A sniper shot her in the face in Sarajevo in 1992. After multiple reconstructive surgeries, she returned to the battlefield. Her fearlessness, as told by her friends... [TVNewser]

Some ABC Newsers Not Sold on Christiane Amanpour - Posted March 22, 2010
Contrary to the gladiator's code, those at ABC News who are about to die are not saluting the emperor. With a staff reduction of up to 25 percent looming, many of the troops are unhappy that news division chief David Westin last week signed expensive outsider ... [TVNewser]

More Newsers Tapped to Address Grads - Posted March 21, 2010
As commencement season nears, we've got the latest on which newsers will address members of the Class of 2010: • CNN's, soon-to-be ABC's, Christiane Amanpour: Northwestern University (IL), June 18 (also: 2010 Senior Class Day speaker at ... [TVNewser]

Amanpour's Note to CNN Colleagues: 'So Why am I Leaving? In My Heart I am Not' - Posted March 19, 2010
CNN's Christiane Amanpour sent a note to her colleagues today telling them she is "stunned and humbled by all your words and thoughts and good wishes." Amanpour announced yesterday she would be leaving CNN for ABC News to moderate "This Week." Keep doing CNN's imp... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour on the 'New Perspective' She'll Bring to Sunday - Posted March 18, 2010
As we reported earlier today, Christiane Amanpour is leaving CNN after nearly 27 years with the network and heading to ABC News where she'll succeed George Stephanopoulos... [TVNewser]

CNN's Amanpour says YES to ABC - Posted March 18, 2010
This just in... CNN's Christiane Amanpour will be the new host of ABC's "This Week". From ABC's David Westin: I am delighted to announce that Christiane Amanpour will j... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Leaves CNN to Host ABC's 'This Week' - Posted March 18, 2010
First on TVNewser: CNN's Christiane Amanpour is leaving CNN and will become the new anchor of ABC News' "This Week" TVNewser has learned. ABC News staff was informed internally Thursday afternoon. She will begin with ... [TVNewser]

If Amanpour Goes to ABC News, Will 'This Week' Leave Washington? - Posted March 16, 2010
As FishbowlDC first reported yesterday, Christiane Amanpour has been offered the job of hosting ABC's Sunday morning public affairs show, "This Week.... [TVNewser]

Karl Next up to ABC Bat - Posted March 15, 2010
Our sister site, TVNewser, is reporting that ABC's Jonathan Karl, who first tried out as "This Week" host on Feb. 14, steps up to the plate once again this Sunday. Meanwhile, Christiane Amanpour , who we reported this morning has been offered the gig, weighs her options. Our judges will be watching. Read... [FishbowlDC]

Jonathan Karl Returns to 'This Week' This Week - Posted March 15, 2010
•ABC's Senior Congressional Correspondent Jonathan Karl will rotate in as moderator on This Week this Sunday, TVNewser has confirmed. It's the second time at bat for Karl, who guest-moderated on February 14. Earlier today, FishbowlDC was first to report that ABC is getting ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Offered ABC 'This Week' Job - Posted March 15, 2010
FishbowlDC reports that CNN's Christiane Amanpour, who had been ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Amanpour Tells Colleagues: I've Been Offered ABC Job - Posted March 15, 2010
CNN's Christiane Amanpour is telling her CNN colleagues that ABC News has offered her the job of "This Week" host and she is telling people that she might take it. As of this moment she is declaring a 50-50 chance that she's going to accept the offer. Amanpour said she wants... [FishbowlDC]

Women in the World Gather in NYC - Posted March 9, 2010
Where can you find Christiane Amanpour, Lesley Stahl, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour in Talks with ABC? - Posted March 5, 2010
Politico's Michael Calderone reports this afternoon that CNN's Christiane Amanpour is in talks with ABC News for the vacant moderator spot on "This W... [TVNewser]

Amanpour, Couric, Maddow, Toobin to Address 2010 Grads - Posted February 21, 2010
With the 2010 commencement season just a few months away, here's the latest on which newsers will be imparting words of wisdom to this year's graduates: • CNN's Christiane Amanpour is slated to be the 2010 ... [TVNewser]

'People Think It Is for Dummies and Is Unsubstantial' - Posted February 12, 2010
•Christiane Amanpour says that's the misconception about TV news. But she tells the NY Times, "I don't watch a lot of television. Either I watch or I record certain documentaries, certain cultural programs. I often watch the late-night satire programs like Jon ... [TVNewser]

Jolie on 'Amanpour' - Posted February 11, 2010
•CNN's Christiane Amanpour sits down with Angelina Jolie, who's just returned from a visit to Haiti as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador, for an exclusive that airs tomorrow on CNNI (3pmET) and Sunday on CNN (2pmet). ... [TVNewser]

Ullman : The Runaway Political Impersonator - Posted January 29, 2010
What's it like meeting someone who has imitated you in the best and worst of ways? Well last night MSNBC's Rachel Maddow found out when she invited comedian Tracey Ullman on her show. Ullman impersonated Maddow on her recent hilarious Showtime p... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour Interviews Tina Brown, Harold Evans|WSJ Covers Tiger Woods Scandal, After Keith Kelly|Hearst To Launch New Site Next Year|E&P Still Has A Chance|HuffPost Profiled - Posted December 18, 2009
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Amanpour Interviews Tina Brown, Harold Evans|WSJ Covers Tiger Woods Scandal, After Keith Kelly|Hearst To Launch New Site Next Year|E&P Still Has A Chance|HuffPost Profiled - Posted December 18, 2009
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Amanpour to Interview Gen. McChrystal - Posted December 9, 2009
•During today's "Situation Room," CNN's Christiane Amanpour will be joined by General Stanley McChrystal for his first U.S. TV interview since president Obama announced his new Afghanistan strategy. A portion of the interview will be simulcast live at 4:30pmET on CNN and CNNI and the rest will air on Sunday's... [TVNewser]

Amanpour Gets "World Exclusive" with Karzai - Posted December 5, 2009
In a "world exclusive," CNN's Christiane Amanpour interviews Afghan President Hamid Karzai for her new Sunday show. This is the Afghan President's first interview since President Obama announced his new strategy in Afghanistan this week. "Amanpour" airs Sundays at 2pmET on CNN. ... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour Lands 'Worldwide Exclusive' with Karzai - Posted December 4, 2009
•CNN's Christiane Amanpour will sit down with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai for his first television interview following President Obama's announcement of the new U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan. The interview will air this Sunday at 2pmET on "Amanpour." ... [TVNewser]

Obama Officials Make Interview Rounds - Posted December 3, 2009
Obama's cabinet members are sitting for interviews this week to discuss two of the administration's top priorities: Afghanistan and the economy. CNN's John Roberts nabs the first interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following her appeal to NATO for m... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 25, 2009
We told you earlier that President Obama would address the nation from West Point next Tuesday at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. We're beginning to hear how the networks and cable will cover the primetime address. • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcast at 8pmET. • CNN: Wolf Blitzer, joined... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Kroft To Receive Paul White Award - Posted November 9, 2009
CBS's Steve Kroft has been named the 2010 Paul White Award winner by The Radio Television Digital News Association (formerly The Radio and Television News Directors Association). Kroft will receive the award April 12 in Las Vegas, during the RTDNA annual convention. "Steve Kroft's prac... [TVNewser]

Interviews Around Town - Posted October 6, 2009
• Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour at George Washington University last night. Frank Sesno, a former CNN anchor who is now the Director of GW's School of Media and Public Affairs also participated. The interview will air on "Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Secretaries Gates & Clinton Sit for Joint Interview for CNN - Posted October 5, 2009
Tonight, the sitting Secretaries of Defense and State, Gates and Clinton, sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour along with Frank Sesno, a former CNN anchor and now Director of George Washington's School of Media and Public Affairs. The discussion is a special edition of the new show "Amanpour" which will air... [TVNewser]

U.S. Newsers Interview World Leaders - Posted September 23, 2009
With the U.N. General Assembly meeting in full swing, the tvnewsers have had access to some major world figures this week: Katie Couric sat down with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran this morning for an interview that will air this evening. ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Given Lifetime Achievement at News and Doc Emmys - Posted September 22, 2009
Marc Bryan-Brown PhotographyTVNewsers flocked to Lincoln Center last night for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. In addition to the competitive awards, Barbara Wal... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour|THR, Variety Plan Changes|GalleyCat Correctly Predicts Oprah's Book Club Selection|WSJ Reveals Pricey Mobile App Pay Structure|Diller Will Use Cash To Reinvest - Posted September 17, 2009
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Christiane Amanpour|THR, Variety Plan Changes|GalleyCat Correctly Predicts Oprah's Book Club Selection|WSJ Reveals Pricey Mobile App Pay Structure|Diller Will Use Cash To Reinvest - Posted September 17, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.17.09 - Posted September 17, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Thursday mor... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Leaves "Comfort Zone" - Posted September 16, 2009
TVNewser headed over to Michael's this afternoon for a launch lunch for Christiane Amanpour's new international news program, "Amanpour." It's a culmination of sorts for Amanpour who "grew up with the network" having gotten her start 26 years ago on CNN's foreign desk when she was a self-described "little dweeb." The new... [TVNewser]

Morning Viewing List 09.16.09 - Posted September 16, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Race... And Not Just For a Good Story - Posted September 14, 2009
Photo from the National Press Club website. Nearly 700 runners and walkers- including Roll Call's Beth Brotherton, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Margaret Brennan's New Gig: Bloomberg TV - Posted September 4, 2009
Bloomberg Anchor Margaret Brennan sat down with TVNewser recently to discuss her new job and the transition from CNBC where she'd been working for seven years. Her first day on air was July 13th and now that she's settled in a bit (and can spend less of her day c... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Goes to the Presidential Way-Back Machine - Posted August 4, 2009
So, Helen Thomas was born on this day in 1920. Barack Obama was born on this day in 1961 (in Honolulu, Hawaii, in case you were wondering). Earlier this afternoon in the White House briefing room, the president surprised the press, in particular Thomas, by presenting her with cupcakes and a kiss,... [TVNewser]

Behar, Amanpour Premiere Dates Announced - Posted July 29, 2009
This week's Television Critics Association press tour brings us two high profile developments among the Turner networks. Both Joy Behar's new HLN opinion show and Christiane Amanpour... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted July 28, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Above, William Shatner does ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.16.09 - Posted July 15, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday... [FishbowlDC]

Sanford Fesses Up|Doppelt, Brown Together Again|New York Mag Digs Up Info On Rohde Kidnapping|If Amanpour Is Ever Kidnapped, She Wants It Publicized|Why Does The Public Hate The Media? - Posted June 24, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sanford Fesses Up|Doppelt, Brown Together Again|New York Mag Digs Up Info On Rohde Kidnapping|If Amanpour Is Ever Kidnapped, She Wants It Publicized|Why Does The Public Hate The Media? - Posted June 24, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN and FNC Go Wall-To-Wall With Iran Protest - Posted June 20, 2009
After last weekend's criticism over a lack of U.S. cable news coverage of the post-Iranian election protests, at least two of those networks - CNN and Fox News - have been going wall-to-wall with coverage today. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour to Answer Viewer Questions About Iran on CNN.com - Posted June 18, 2009
CNN's Christiane Amanpour will appear on CNN.com Live tomorrow at 9:15amET from London. She will discuss her recent time in Iran and the situation there, as well as answer viewer questions gathered from several user participation Web platforms, including iReport.com, Facebook and Twitter. Go to CNN.com Live to watch and participat... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ann Curry: "I Think Journalism is a Battle And I Feel The Scars" - Posted June 17, 2009
NBC's Ann Curry, CNN's Rick Sanchez, FNC's Clayton Morris and Today show producer ... [TVNewser]

CNN Fail? Network Covers Iran Post-Election More than Any Other Cabler - Posted June 15, 2009
As the post-election situation in Iran continues to make headlines around the world, U.S. networks have been tasked with covering a story in a nation unfavorable to journalists. Over the weekend, CNN covered the story more than the American cable news network, with 172 mentions of Iran, compared to 100 on FNC... [TVNewser]

Journalists Pedaling in the Name of Two CBS Newsmen - Posted May 23, 2009
Three years ago, on Memorial Day, CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier, her cameraman Paul Douglas (left) and soundman ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.20.09 - Posted May 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Amanpour, Crowley and Maddow Honored|SeattlePI.com Grows|AARP Readership Climbs|Lincoln Biographer David Herbert Donald Dies|NC Paper Asks For $50K Loan - Posted May 19, 2009
TVNewser: CNN's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Amanpour, Crowley and Maddow Honored|SeattlePI.com Grows|AARP Readership Climbs|Lincoln Biographer David Herbert Donald Dies|NC Paper Asks For $50K Loan - Posted May 19, 2009
TVNewser: CNN's ... [FishbowlNY]

Amanpour, Crowley, Maddow Honored - Posted May 19, 2009
CNN's Christiane Amanpour and Candy Crowley and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow are among the honorees of the Women's Media Center's first annual WMC Media Awards. The ceremony will be held June 17 at the Sackler Foundation in New York. WMC was f... [TVNewser]

O'Hearn Rejoins CNN as EP of New Amanpour Show - Posted March 31, 2009
Kathy O'Hearn has been named EP of the new Christiane Amanpour CNNI program. The New York-based, half-hour weekday program is set to launch in September, and will air on CNNI as we... [TVNewser]

ABC News' O'Hearn to CNN - Posted March 31, 2009
Sources tell FishbowlDC that ABC News' Kathy O'Hearn has accepted a gig with CNN. Wonder what will happen to her new show on ABCNews.com? We'll update as we get more info... UPDATE: CNN just released the announcement confirming. O'Hearn will executive produce chief international correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Broadcasting From Davos, Too - Posted January 30, 2009
Besides the business networks (CNBC, FBN and Bloomberg), CNN will also be covering the World Economic Forum from Davos, Switzerland. ... [TVNewser]

Around the Fishbowls: Stephanopoulos, Amanpour, Coleman... - Posted January 30, 2009
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin asks "Is Rahm Emanuel Stepanopoulos' #1 Source?" Gavin brings up a phone call George Stephanopoulos received during a Q&A Cafe session. • FishbowlNY's ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour at the duPont Awards: 'The World is a Serious Place' - Posted January 29, 2009
Christiane Amanpour, who won an award for her reportage on Gods Warriors, spoke at the duPont Awards Winners' Circle earlier this week about the importance of getting out in the field and reporting facts over opinions. "There is an endangered... [Fishbowl NY]

Christiane Amanpour at the duPont Awards: 'The World is a Serious Place' - Posted January 29, 2009
Christiane Amanpour, who won an award for her reportage on Gods Warriors, spoke at the duPont Awards Winners' Circle earlier this week about the importance of getting out in the field and reporting facts over opinions. "There is an endangered... [FishbowlNY]

Around the Fishbowls - Posted January 22, 2009
• FishbowlDC writes about George Stephanopoulos' wife, Ali Wentworth saying on Oprah "we both started crying" while watching The Obamas first dance. • FishbowlLA was down in D.C.... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.13.09 - Posted January 13, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

ABC and CNN Win duPont Awards - Posted January 13, 2009
ABC and CNN will pick up two of the 13 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards in 2009. The duPont Awards are given out each year for excellence in broadcast journalism. ABC News (... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Amanpour, Dobbs, Mitchell... - Posted December 3, 2008
> Christiane Amanpour appears on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno to promote tomorrow's special airing at 9pmET/PT on global genocide. Amanpour will also take questions on the issue on CNN.com Live tomorrow at 1pmET.... [TVNewser]

David Gregory the Buzz at Business Emmys - Posted December 2, 2008
The event may have been to honor the best in business reporting, but the buzz at the top of the Rock this afternoon was who would be taking over the nation's #1 public affairs show — David Gregory's soon-to-be announced gig as moderator of Meet the Press. Insider... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Honored - Posted November 24, 2008
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin attended the National Press Club dinner at which CNN's Christiane Amanpour was roasted. From her colleagu... [TVNewser]

CNNI Prime Time to Feature Amanpour Hour - Posted November 23, 2008
Veteran CNN foreign correspondent Christiane Amanpour is getting her own nightly program on CNN International. CNNI EVP Tony Maddox ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer Roasts Amanpour - Posted November 21, 2008
CNN's Christiane Amanpour receives the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award tonight in Washington. Part of the evening's program will be a "roast" by colleague Wolf Blitzer, as well as Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen and form... [TVNewser]

Press Club To Honor Amanpour - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour will receive the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award, its highest honor for excellence in journalism. The Fourth Estate Award is given annually to an individual who has achieved distinction for a lifetime of contributions to American journalism. The award will be presented to Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Kimberly Dozier To Present Award To Farida Nekzad - Posted October 16, 2008
In Los Angeles tonight CBS correspondent and Iraq car bombing survivor Kimberly Dozier will present an International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism award to ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN/Time Politics '08: Who's the "Notorious Offender?" - Posted October 14, 2008
Howard Kurtz moderates a media bias/elitist panel with Bill Adair of the St. Pete Times, ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Lewis Black and More at Time Warner - Posted October 13, 2008
TVNewser will be attending, "Politics 2008 — The Media Conference for the Election of the President," co-hosted by Time Magazine and CNN at the Time Warner Center, today and tomorrow (... [TVNewser]

Cable News Snapshot: Pre-Debate Edition - Posted September 26, 2008
The lead in to tonight's debate on the cablers appears to be similar to the usual schedule, but with slight variations. First on CNN, Campbell Brown: Election Center is being called, "Debate Night in America," and is co-anchored by Wolf Blitzer. Jeffrey T... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 19, 2008
Meet the Press: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a roundtable with CNBC's Erin Burnett, CNBC's John Harwood, CNBC's Steve Liesman and Washingto... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.28.08 - Posted July 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. At what D.C. restaurant/lounge was the above photo taken? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Epreuve De Force En France - Posted July 26, 2008
Admittedly, we don't speak French. But even through a translator, it was clear French president Nicolas Sarkozy was more than a little annoyed by CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour... [TVNewser]

NYWICI's 2008 Matrix Awards — Diane Sawyer on Robin Roberts: 'Made for Margaritas and Dancing' - Posted April 7, 2008
Today at New York Women In Communications' annual Matrix Awards Luncheon (from left): Presenter and ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff; honoree and Disney Media Networks co-chair/Disney-ABC Television Group president Anne Sweeney; honoree and Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts; and presenter and co-anchor of Good Morning America Diane Sawyer Emcee a... [Fishbowl NY]

NYWICI's 2008 Matrix Awards — Diane Sawyer on Robin Roberts: 'Made for Margaritas and Dancing' - Posted April 7, 2008
Today at New York Women In Communications' annual Matrix Awards Luncheon (from left): Presenter and ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff; honoree and Disney Media Networks co-chair/Disney-ABC Television Group president Anne Sweeney; honoree and Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts; and presenter and co-anchor of Good Morning America Diane Sawyer Emcee a... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 03.25.08 - Posted March 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Emily Lawrimore's birthday (Hat Tip: Playbook), the 2008 Dart Award Winners have been announced, Dana Priest and Anne Hull have won yet another award, yesterday was Monica Lewins... [FishbowlDC]

Where's My Logo?/ Slash as Klepto - Posted December 12, 2007
HuffPost blogger Amanda Christine Miller (why do people use all three rather ordinary names?) has a day job as Vice President at Nike Communications, that should keep her a little busier. She's got a "bimonthly" (but as one commenter points out, she means "biweekly) series annoying the famous, What's ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 12.06.07 - Posted December 6, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1877, the Washington Post rolled out its first paper (via MicCheck). And it's the birthday of The Hill's Hugo Gurdon. But first, our occasional "Sentence Only The Style Section Could Write": "How come snow nev... [FishbowlDC]

Sundance Iconoclasts: About as Daring as Mayo on Pastrami - Posted October 25, 2007
Sundance Channel and Grey Goose Vodka are foisting a new season of Iconoclasts on the world. We love these pairings, largely because they're so easy to mock. Robert Lloyd loves this because it's pretentious worthy high-production value television, unlike everything else he's ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think global warming is no big deal. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-fourth time in twenty-six weeks, 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 2.1/9 a... [FishbowlDC]

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