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Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down in Ukraine - Posted 4 days, 20 hours ago
Cable news networks scrambled this morning to cover a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. All three broadcast networks provided special coverage of the crash. NBC News cut in at 11:39amET with Matt Lauer... [TVNewser]

Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted in Egypt - Posted June 23, 2014
Six months after their arrest in Egypt, three Al Jazeera journalists have been found guilty of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, the network reports: The guilty ve... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 6.6 - 6.8 - Posted June 6, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), David Rohde of Reuters, ... [PRNewser]

Turkish Prime Minister: CNN's Ivan Watson Is a 'Flunky,' an 'Agent' - Posted June 3, 2014
Reuters reports on Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critical comments about CNN correspondent Ivan Watson... [TVNewser]

Ivan Watson: 'I'm Being Kicked. I'm Being Kicked' - Posted June 2, 2014
CNN's Ivan Watson says it was just another day at the office Saturday when he was roughed up by security forces in Istanbul while reporting on the one year anniversary of the standoff and crackdown in Istanbul's Gezi park. Turkish authorities began... [TVNewser]

Programming, Staffing Changes at CNN International - Posted May 23, 2014
CNN International is making significant programming changes to its lineup, adding new primetime shows and expanding live programming. With the changes, the network is eliminating some jobs in Hong Kong and adding positions in other bureaus. Among the major changes: the launch of "The World Right Now with ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Ivan Watson Caught in Tear Gas at Istanbul Protest - Posted March 12, 2014
CNN senior international correspondent Ivan Watson and his crew were caught in a cloud of tear gas between police and protestors while covering the protests in Istanbul. "OK, they're throwing rocks. We're in between the police and the demonstrators, which you don't want," Watson can be heard saying in the video. "There's... [TVNewser]

Philippines Typhoon Coverage Enters Second Week - Posted November 15, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="203787,203789,203790,203791,203792" orderby="rand"] As coverage of Typhoon Haiyan enters its second week, some changes to ABC News' and CNN's correspondents in the Philippines. ABC News' Gloria Riviera will file her final report from Manila for tonight's "World News." She will relocate over the weekend. Ditto CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Here's Who's Covering Typhoon Haiyan - Posted November 11, 2013
The networks have dispatched correspondents to the Philippines to cover the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Here's a list we've compiled so far: Harry Smith and Dr. Nancy Sny... [TVNewser]

CBS, NBC, CNN Correspondents Granted Rare Access to North Korea - Posted July 26, 2013
North Korea has granted foreign journalists rare access to the country for a military parade marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane, NBC News anchor Ann Curry and CNN reporters Ivan Watson and ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Watson, Babies, Robin... - Posted February 1, 2013
CNN's Ivan Watson has been promoted to Senior International Correspondent. Watson, based at CNN Istanbul, joined the network four years ago and has since covered a number of major news events right up to this morning's suicide bombing outside the U.S. Embassy.... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Back In The Field: 'AC360' To Originate From Turkey/Syria Border - Posted May 14, 2012
CNN's Anderson Cooper is widely regarded as being one of the best anchors in the field, but he hasn't hosted his eponymous program from outside the country in quite some time. Tonight, he will have a return to for... [TVNewser]

Personalities--And a Former President--Toast Dr. Sanjay Gupta At Book Party - Posted March 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116171" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gupta, Couric, Gupta's father Subhash"][/caption] Just how well-liked is CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta? So much so that his book release party, held at The S... [TVNewser]

More SXSWi Images: We Went to CNN Grill and Hung Out with a War Correspondent - Posted March 11, 2012
Yep, we made it to the "Weapons of Mass Disruption" shindig at the CNN Grill right across the street from the Austin Convention Center. After getting initially turned away due to overcrowding, we were directed to the happy hour bar around the corner, where we ran into none other than ... [TVNewser]

CNN Correspondents Talk Life and Death on the Frontlines - Posted December 23, 2011
CNN correspondents (l-r) Sara Sidner, Ben Wedeman, Kyung Lah, Nic Robertson, Arwa Damon, Anderson Cooper, Matthew Chance, Hala Gorani, and Ivan Watson gathered at the Time Warner Center Dec. 2 for a taping of "CNN on the Frontlines" Earlier this month, just for a matter of ho... [TVNewser]

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

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

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

Cameras Continue to Roll as Situation in Cairo Deteriorates Rapidly - Posted February 2, 2011
As a cameraman trained his lens from a Cairo high-rise, NBC News anchor Brian Williams and chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel gave a play-by-play of wh... [Fishbowl NY]

Cameras Continue to Roll as Situation in Cairo Deteriorates Rapidly - Posted February 2, 2011
As a cameraman trained his lens from a Cairo high-rise, NBC News anchor Brian Williams and chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel gave a play-by-play of wh... [FishbowlNY]

Networks, Cablers Rush to Cover Egypt Clashes - Posted January 28, 2011
There is chaos in Egypt, as protesters are facing off against the police in a number of major cities, including Cairo and Alexandria. Egyptian President Mubarak has instituted a nationwide curfew, but it does not appear to be working. The broadcast news divisions, as well as all three cable networks are covering... [TVNewser]

Newsers Return to Haiti Six Months After the Quake - Posted July 8, 2010
July 12 will mark the six month anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti and newsers including CNN's Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta, who were bo... [TVNewser]

For Anchors & Reporters The Stories of Life & Death in Haiti Can Take An Emotional Toll - Posted January 15, 2010
This is an emotional story for the reporters covering the story in both Haiti and in the U.S. Fox News' Bill Hemmer got emotional filing this report earlier today about a 70-year-old American man who was saved by a French rescue crew and choppered out by the U.S. military in Haiti... [TVNewser]

Newser Notes from Haiti - Posted January 14, 2010
• Fox News correspondent Steve Harrigan, who's covered wars and other international conflict, was overcome with emotion telling the story of a woman who lost 4 of her children in the quake, and her fifth child at a hospital: "That kind of loss is hoffific in any culture. But when you're... [TVNewser]

CNN Sends 11 Correspondents to Port-au-Prince - Posted January 13, 2010
How many correspondents does it take to cover an earthquake? CNN's answer: 11. On the ground in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Anderson Cooper, CNN (arrived 10:05 am ET) Ivan Watson, ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Heading To Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
Continually Updated: We'll update this post as we hear more about who is heading to Hispaniola, either the Dominican Republic or Haiti (if the airport is reopened) to cover yesterday's 7.0 earthquake. CBS' Katie Couric NBC's ... [TVNewser]

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]

Ivan Watson Rejoins CNN - Posted January 26, 2009
First on TVNewser: Ivan Watson will be joining CNN as an international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey, according to an internal memo obtained by TVNewser. Watson previously was a producer at the network, based in Moscow. He most recently was a correspond... [TVNewser]

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