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CNN White House Correspondent Michelle Kosinski Marries Kimbell Rush Duncan - Posted August 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_130554" align="alignleft" width="259"] Photo credit: CNN guest[/caption] CNN White House correspondent Michelle Kosinski wed retired investment banker turned philanthropist Kimb... [FishbowlDC]

Airstrikes in Iraq - Posted August 8, 2014
[gallery ids="234859,234860,234861"] Just before 9amET, the Pentagon announced U.S. military aircraft conducted a strike on ISIS artillery in Northern Iraq. CBS News began a special report promptly at 9amET anchored by Norah O'Donnell and Maurice Dubois -- who had just finished anchoring the live edition of "CBS This Morni... [TVNewser]

DC Media Cover Downed Malaysia Airlines Jet - Posted July 17, 2014
This morning, a Malaysia Airlines jet flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. Anderson Cooper quickly took over coverage for CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Cover Obama Iraq Statement - Posted June 19, 2014
In a statement from the White House briefing room this afternoon, President Obama said the U.S. is prepared to take "targeted and precise" military action in Iraq, but reinforced his earlier decision that American troops will not be returning to combat in the region. The broadcast and cable news networks all had... [TVNewser]

Networks' D-Day +70 Coverage Plans - Posted June 4, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage this week for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" is doing a weeklong series, with... [TVNewser]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [PRNewser]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [FishbowlDC]

One Speech, Many Different Approaches - Posted June 25, 2013
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CNN Plans Two-Day Special Report On Gun Background Checks - Posted April 9, 2013
CNN is getting political day during a two-day special report on firearms background checks. "Guns Under Fire: A CNN Special Report on Background Checks" will kick-off this evening on "AC360" as Dana Bash interviews former Congresswoman ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day   Writer dude raves about House chicken tenders "Dude, House side chicken tenders crush Senate side any day. and more choice of dipping sauces." -- HuffPost's Jon Ward. The Sn... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Acosta Interview On Chris Christie's Weight Sparks News Cycle - Posted February 7, 2013
When you are a TV news journalist, you don't want to follow the news cycle, you want to lead it. CNN's Jim Acosta this week conducted an interview that has been leading the news cycle since it happened. It all started with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's appearance on "The Late Show"... [TVNewser]

After A Long Campaign, Correspondents At Romney HQ Ready For A Long Night - Posted November 6, 2012
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign headquarters is about to start filling up in Boston, Massachusetts. For correspondents covering the Romney campaign, today has been a relat... [TVNewser]

The Media Scene in Boston at Romney HQ - Posted November 6, 2012
Members of the media are setting up at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, site of the Mitt Romney election rally. Alex will be speaking with two tvnewsers who've been covering the Romney campaign: CNN's Jim Acosta and ABC "World News" weekend anchor David Muir. Look for that story later today: [caption... [TVNewser]

CNN's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
CNN's coverage of the Presidential election kicks off on Tuesday night at 6pmET. Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will anchor from ... [TVNewser]

CNN Spreading Out Correspondents Across Swing States - Posted October 25, 2012
CNN has announced a slew of assignments for network correspondents in advance of the Presidential election. The network will have anchors and reporters in every swing state, as well as some floaters that will travel to multiple states, and the correspondents embedded with the campaigns. The n... [TVNewser]

Fact Checking To Play Big Role In CNN's Presidential Debate Coverage - Posted September 28, 2012
Covering the Presidential debates is tough for the cable news channels. Unlike on an election night, every channel is showing the same thing. The only real differences are in the content that goes into the pre and post-debate programming. CNN is planning to differentiate its programming by making f... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Muir, Current, 60's 45th... - Posted September 26, 2012
With a week to go until the first Presidential debate, ABC's David Muir sat down with GOP candidate Mitt Romney this afternoon in Toledo. The interview airs tonight on "World News with Diane Sawyer... [TVNewser]

LIVE! With the Washington Press Corps. - Posted August 29, 2012
Nearly every Washington-based big print publication has some type of video coverage of the party conventions. As they breathlessly note in their releases, much of the video is "LIVE!" FishbowlDC took a look at some of the LIVE! offerings to separate the pros from the piglets. Politico has ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Sending at Least 20 On-Airs to RNC, DNC - Posted August 14, 2012
The first sentence of CNN's just-released press release for convention coverage reads like this: CNN will offer viewers nonstop, unbiased programming across on-air and digital platforms at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions beginning later this month. It's as if CNN is saying, if you watc... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Chatter - Posted July 31, 2012
Quotes of the Day TIPS FROM THE POOL...INTO THE DEEP END "Note from earlier: On the way to tonight's fundraiser, the press van spotted a New Yorker giving the motorcade his middle finger. Unclear whether it was for the president, the press, the traffic jam or something else entirely." --... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: NALEO, SCOTUS, Nightly - Posted June 21, 2012
CNN has NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) covered. Suzanne Malveaux anchored Newsroom International from the conference; Jim Acosta and Jessica Yellin will report; CNN en Espa ol is there and ... [TVNewser]

Romney Aides Block Reporters from Rope Line at Campaign Event in Florida - Posted May 16, 2012
Reporters assigned to the Romney campaign took to Twitter this morning after press aides and the U.S. Secret Service attempted to block the press from asking the GOP presidential candidate questions while he worked the rope line. Romney campaign and Secret Service attempted to keep press off ropeline so no q's to... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: CNN's Jim Acosta - Posted May 1, 2012
In the aftermath of the White House Correspondents' Dinner, today we match up CNN's Jim Acosta and George Clooney, both of whom attended this weekend's festivities. ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Caucus Coverage - Posted March 2, 2012
We know you can't wait for Super Tuesday, but hold your horses. First, Washingtonians vote tomorrow. Here's the cable coverage: CNN's Wolf Blitzer leads an hour of coverage from 8-9pmET joined ... [TVNewser]

Network Plans for the Arizona and Michigan Primaries - Posted February 27, 2012
Voters in Michigan and Arizona go to the polls tomorrow. Polls close at 8pmET in Lower Michigan and most of the U.P. And and hour later, at 9pmET, in the Westernmost counties which are in the Central Time Zone. Polls close at 9pmET in Arizona. FNC will be live from 9pm -... [TVNewser]

CNN Promotes Acosta to Nat. Political Correspondent - Posted February 6, 2012
CNN's Jim Acosta has been upped to national political correspondent. Washington Bureau Chief and Senior V.P. ... [FishbowlDC]

Miguel Marquez Joins CNN - Posted February 6, 2012
Miguel Marquez, late of ABC News, will rejoin CNN as a Los Angeles-based correspondent, TVNewser has learned. Until November, Marquez was a London-based co... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 22, 2011
INCONSIDERATE CELL PHONE MAN: Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his big buttocks captured in the Delta Crown lounge at Reagan National Airport Wednesday afternoon. The congressman chats away on his cell phone, talking about first lady Michelle Obama's "... [FishbowlDC]

Who Will Replace Ed Henry at CNN? - Posted June 21, 2011
Yesterday we learned the stunning news that CNN's Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry is jumping ship for the network's competitor Fox News. The mood inside CNN is one of shock as colleagues never saw this coming. CNN says it will announce Henry's replacement soon. The network has a solid policy... [FishbowlDC]

Snowpocalypse? Snowmaggeden? How about Brrrricane? - Posted December 26, 2010
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Sarah Palin Dodges CNN's Questions - Posted December 4, 2010
"American Morning"'s Jim Acosta went to a Sarah Palin book signing at a Walmart in Iowa Thursday. The CNN correspondent asked her if she was going to run for president in 2012. Palin shot back with her own question: "Am I doing interviews? I thought I was just going to talk... [TVNewser]

Covering the Massachusetts Senate Race - Posted January 18, 2010
Here's who's heading to -- or already in -- Massachusetts for tomorrow's close Senate race to fill Ted Kennedy's seat. • Fox News - Molly Line and ... [TVNewser]

Acosta Returns From "Trip of a Lifetime" Assignment to Cuba - Posted May 5, 2009
CNN correspondent Jim Acosta returned today from Havana, Cuba, where he has filed reports since late last week for American Morning. Acosta, a Cuban American who had never been to the island, was granted a journalists visa last Wednesday and was on a plane the next day. "Th... [TVNewser]

The Fix Comes to CNN's Morning Show - Posted March 16, 2009
CNN's American Morning (6am-9amET) has made some changes to its presence on CNN.com. They've launched a new blog called amFIX, which replaces the old show page. The blog will be integrated with the TV program allowing viewers to comment on the stories they've seen on-air. American Morning's correspondents will contribute original online... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]