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CNN's Martin Savidge Choked, Several Times, for Chokehold Story - Posted December 5, 2014
CNN correspondent Martin Savidge may be sounding a bit more raspy than usual after being choked--repeatedly--for a story on police chokeholds that aired on "AC360". With a lawyer's... [TVNewser]

Canadian Company Fires Flight Instructor Who Appeared Frequently on CNN - Posted April 17, 2014
uFly, a Canadian flight simulator company, has fired one of its employees who appeared frequently on CNN during the network's coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The company said the employee, Mitchell Casado, "shamed Cana... [TVNewser]

CNN Hits New Digital Heights in March - Posted March 31, 2014
When March cable news ratings come out tomorrow, CNN will show a vast improvement over last March, likely finishing second to Fox News Channel in several measures. This morning, CNN Worldwide chief Jeff Zucker is taking an early victory lap and tha... [TVNewser]

Georgia Gov. Talks with CNN, After Saying He Won't Go on CNN - Posted January 31, 2014
Following a news conference yesterday which included an apology about the lack of preparation for Tuesday's snow and ice storm, CNN's Martin Savidge asked Gov. Nathan Deal... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin - Posted July 13, 2013
The broadcast news divisions and cable news channels had been waiting all day for a verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. It finally came just before 10pmET, leading the broadcast networks to produce rare, live, primetime special reports for the not guilty verdict. But one networ... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Trial: MSNBC Plans 'in-depth, continuing coverage' - Posted June 7, 2013
The George Zimmerman trial starts on Monday, and the cable news channels are gearing up for live coverage on the proceedings. Most interesting is MSNBC, which is planning "in-depth, continuing coverage" as part of its regular programming. "MSNBC will provide in-depth, con... [TVNewser]

CNN Secures Interview With Castro Brothers - Posted May 13, 2013
CNN has secured one of the big "gets" to come out of the shocking kidnapping story in Cleveland. Pedro and Onil Castro, the brothers of kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro, broke their silence to correspondent Martin Savidge. The interview was conducted over the weekend, and aired this morning on CNN. The Castro brothers... [TVNewser]

CNN Reporter Compares Disabled Cruise Ship to Hurricane Katrina - Posted February 15, 2013
CNN reporter Martin Savidge, up until late last night, had successfully avoided all coverage of the tragedy that was Hurricane Katrina. That is the only explanation we can come up with for why Savidge compared the hurricane and its aftermath to what the people aboard the disabled cruise ship had to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Reporter Compares Disabled Cruise Ship to Hurricane Katrina - Posted February 15, 2013
CNN reporter Martin Savidge, up until late last night, had successfully avoided all coverage of the tragedy that was Hurricane Katrina. That is the only explanation we can come up with for why Savidge compared the hurricane and its aftermath to what the people aboard the disabled cruise ship had to... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Martin Savidge Uses Secret Passwords, Changes Vehicles to Interview McAfee Founder - Posted December 1, 2012
CNN's Martin Savidge is in Belize where he interviewed John McAfee, the founder of McAfee anti-virus software who has been on the run for weeks accused... [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]

Cable Nets Go Live as Final U.S. Convoy Leaves Iraq - Posted December 18, 2011
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Cable Nets Go Live as Final U.S. Convoy Leaves Iraq - Posted December 18, 2011
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Cablers Plan Extended Weekend Coverage for Hurricane Irene - Posted August 26, 2011
It's all hands on deck for the cable news networks, even though many of those hands will be in the path of Hurricane Irene (satellite image above from 2:17pmET.) Fox News is planning to preempt the business block tomorrow from 10am-NoonET as well as "Huckabee," and Jeanin... [TVNewser]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Throw out Royal Wedding Playbook to Cover Deadly Southern Storms - Posted April 28, 2011
The plan was that much of today's cable news coverage would be from London, ahead of tomorrow's Royal Wedding. That changed as the damage reports came in and the death toll rose from last night's string of Southern storms. FNC has devoted a majority of airtime today to the devastation in the... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer, Harry Smith, Laurie Dhue and more quake notes - Posted March 14, 2011
Some midday Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Diane Sawyer made her first appearance on-air this morning from Sendai, Japan on "Good Morning America." ABC's ... [TVNewser]

CNN Tokyo Producer Stays Dialed in During Earthquake (VIDEO) - Posted March 11, 2011
While the news media continues to cover the 8.9 earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed, it's important to note they were also affected by the quake. Here's video from inside CNN's Tokyo bureau showing one diligent staffer who stays on the phone, while half under her desk. ... [TVNewser]

Martin Savidge returns fulltime to CNN - Posted March 9, 2011
After stints at NBC News and PBS, Martin Savidge has returned to CNN, fulltime. Savidge joined CNN the first time in 1996 as a reporter and later anchor. He joined NBC News in 2004, as an Atlanta-based correspondent and reported extensively on ... [TVNewser]

'Worldfocus' Ending Run - Posted March 5, 2010
Breaking: TVNewser has learned that the public television newscast "Worldfocus" is being canceled. Staffers were informed of the news by Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET.ORG, at 3pm this afternoon. The program is the latest vic... [TVNewser]

Martin Savidge Back on CNN Covering Attempted Terror Attack - Posted December 26, 2009
Former CNN anchor Martin Savidge has been reporting for the network today from Detroit on the Christmas Day botched terror attack. ICN says Savidge was spotted on CNN earlier today. He's been doing ho... [TVNewser]

'It's Six Degrees of Cleveland' - Posted December 7, 2009
What do FBN's Liz Claman, NBC's Al Roker, and CNN's Tony Harris all have in commo... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.18.09 - Posted August 18, 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. That's ... [FishbowlDC]

New Anchor for Evening Newscast - Posted August 17, 2009
Former CNN anchor and NBC News correspodent Martin Savidge, who'd been anchor of the PBS program "Worldfocus" moves to a special correspondent role on the show while Daljit Dhaliwal (l... [TVNewser]

Tweet Your Questions for Dan Rather - Posted July 23, 2009
Tomorrow evening, Dan Rather will appear on "Worldfocus Reporter Roundtable" for an interview with anchor Martin Sa... [TVNewser]

Martin Savidge To Interview Sir David Frost For Upcoming Special - Posted June 25, 2009
Tomorrow, Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge is scheduled to interview Sir David Frost, to air as part of a forthcoming special presentation of "Frost/Nixon: The Original Watergate Inter... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted June 19, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, Fmr. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Nuclear Threat Initiative Co-Chairman and CEO, Fmr. Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) and Fmr. Chair, State Dept.'s International Security Advisory Board, Fortune's Nina Easton and NBC's Chuck Todd CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. John... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Maddow Low, Worldfocus, Today@700... - Posted May 14, 2009
> A few days after CNN's AC360 hit its low-point of the year, MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow show put up her lowest numbers yet. > Tonight on PBS' Worldfocus, anchor ... [TVNewser]

Around the World and Back Again for Marc Rosenwasser - Posted April 27, 2009
There's a fascinating Q&A on mediabistro.com right now from writer Andrew Tavani. It's an interview with Marc Rosenwasser, who has worked for NBC News, CBS News and ABC news in various capacities over the years. He is now EP of Worldfocus, an evening newscast on PBS anchored by former CNN anchor... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Ross, Concorde, Rather... - Posted February 20, 2009
> ABC's Brian Ross, and his team, are on the hunt for Bernie Madoff's billions. The search is leading them to Switzerland and Africa. The report tonight on World News with Charles Gibson.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Raddatz, Rather, Corrigan... - Posted February 9, 2009
> ABC's Martha Raddatz talks with B&C's Marisa Guthrie about her series on where things stand in Afghanistan, including how the networks cover foreign news: "If your budget for foreign travel is different than it was before," says Raddatz, "you make decisions about what's important. That's what w... [TVNewser]

PBS' "Worldfocus" Sees Best Ratings - Posted January 15, 2009
The PBS nightly news program "Worldfocus," which premiered in September, had its best night ever last night in the overnight household rating, averaging 330,478. The previous high for the New York-based, internationally-focused show was on Monday of this wee... [TVNewser]

Two Month Young Newscast Comes On Strong - Posted November 26, 2008
Just eight weeks into its run, the new nightly news program Worldfocus is coming on strong, beating its nearest head-to-head competitor BBC World News last night. The program, anchored by former CNN and NBC N... [TVNewser]

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