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That Time Richard Engel Was Going to be a Human Shield for Saddam Hussein - Posted December 11, 2014
NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is back in New York this week and last night was on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Engel talked about the Senate report on CIA torture, and his experience covering the Middle East for the last 10+ years. Engel talked about a reporting trip to Iraq... [TVNewser]

NBC's Richard Engel: 'Torture Doesn't Work' - Posted December 10, 2014
On today's edition of Morning Joe, NBC's chief foreign correspondent, Richard Engel, discussed the effectiveness, or rather ineffectiveness, of torture in the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee Report. "I think history, in... [FishbowlDC]

Ayman Mohyeldin Moves to New York, Will Fill-In Anchor for MSNBC - Posted November 20, 2014
NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin announced via Instagram an expanded role at the network, moving to New ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl 5: From the War zone with Richard Engel - Posted November 14, 2014
NBC's chief foreign correspondent and fearless globetrotter Richard Engel spent several days inside the besieged Syrian town of Kobani --embedded with Kurdish fighters--to get an on-the-ground look at how well the U.S.'s strategy against ISIS is shaping up. Engel and his team are the first U.S. network journalist... [PRNewser]

NBC's Richard Engel in Syria: 'The Most Dangerous, Unpredictable War I've Covered' - Posted November 11, 2014
TVNewser caught up with NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, who is filing a series of reports this week for NBC News programs from the Syrian town of Kobane, a symbol... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: #FightEbola, Streaming, Sex Crimes - Posted November 10, 2014
NBC News has partnered with Facebook for the launch of "Spread the Story #FightEbola." Over the next 24 hours NBCNews.com will post 24 untold stories of the children and families impacted by Ebola to capture the untold personal tragedy. As networks like HBO, CBS and others launch streaming services, VentureBeat ... [TVNewser]

Martin Smith Wins Columbia Journalism School's 2014 Chancellor Award - Posted September 24, 2014
Veteran PBS "Frontline" producer Martin Smith has been announced as the winner of Columbia Journalism School's 2014 Chancellor Award for his "courageous and insightful reporting on some of the most complex stories of our time." Past recipients inc... [TVNewser]

Remembering James Foley: 'Your Slaying Will Spark a Revolution Against Terrorists' - Posted August 20, 2014
CBS's Clarissa Ward changed her profile picture, Fox News's Conor Powell remembers him as "a great guy," while Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, himself imprisoned in Egypt, says James Foley's murder "will spark a revolution against terrorists." These are just some of th... [TVNewser]

Beginning of 'Today' Airs Without Lower Third Graphics - Posted August 20, 2014
For those watching the beginning of "Today" this morning, some routine visuals were missing. The first 18 minutes of the program were missing lower third graphics on the bottom of the screen. Both Andrea Mitchell and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tribune Rebrands | Gannett to Split, Buy Cars.com - Posted August 5, 2014
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NBC Promotes Madeleine Haeringer to EP of International News - Posted July 29, 2014
Madeleine Haeringer has been promoted to executive producer of international news at NBC News, SVP of newsgathering David Verdi announced today.... [TVNewser]

S.E. Cupp: 'Discipline Was Necessary' for NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, CNN's Diana Magnay - Posted July 21, 2014
While guest hosting on "The View" this morning, S.E. Cupp chimed in on last week's temporary removal of NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin and complete ... [TVNewser]

Ayman Mohyeldin To Return to Gaza for NBC - Posted July 18, 2014
Following public pressure, including a petition signed by more than 15,000 people, NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin will return to Gaza to continue reporting on the conflict there. Thanks for all the support. Im returning to #Gaza to report. Proud of NBC's continued commitment to cover the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ayman Mohyeldin To Return to Gaza for NBC - Posted July 18, 2014
Following public pressure, including a petition signed by more than 15,000 people, NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin will return to Gaza to continue reporting on the conflict there. Thanks for all the support. Im returning to #Gaza to report. Proud of NBC's continued commitment to cover the ... [FishbowlNY]

Ayman Mohyeldin To Return to Gaza for NBC - Posted July 18, 2014
Following public pressure, including a petition signed by more than 15,000 people, NBC News correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin will return to Gaza to continue reporting on the conflict there. Thanks for all the support. Im returning to #Gaza to report. Proud of NBC's continued commitment to cover the ... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [FishbowlNY]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: News Crews Witness Airstrike | Time Warner Stock Surges - Posted July 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: News Crews Witness Airstrike | Time Warner Stock Surges - Posted July 17, 2014
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Ayman Mohyeldin Witnesses Gaza Airstrike, but Richard Engel Reports for 'Nightly News' - Posted July 16, 2014
NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin and his crew witnessed the Israeli airstrike that killed four children at a Gaza port earlier today. But hou... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ayman Mohyeldin Witnesses Gaza Airstrike, but Richard Engel Reports for 'Nightly News' - Posted July 16, 2014
NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin and his crew witnessed the Israeli airstrike that killed four children at a Gaza port earlier today. But hou... [FishbowlNY]

ABC 'World News' Misidentifies Gaza Destruction As Being In Israel - Posted July 10, 2014
As Hamas militants continues to fire rockets into Israel, and the IDF escalates its aerial assault in Gaza, the destruction on both sides seems to be indistinguishable to some. On Tuesday's "World News" ABC's Diane Sawyer misidentified the aftermath of an... [TVNewser]

Margaret Brennan Produces, Shoots and Reports Iraq Live Shot - Posted June 23, 2014
CBS News State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan was a one-woman band for her "CBS This Morning" hit today: appearing live from inside the U.S. Embassy via the Dejero app on her iPad, Brennan served as a reporter, producer and camerawoman for her live shot. Brennan was traveling with Secretary of State... [TVNewser]

NBC News Story on ISIS Militants Uses Months-Old Footage - Posted June 18, 2014
Richard Engel's "NBC Nightly News" story Tuesday night from Iraq highlighted video from LiveLeak showing the... [TVNewser]

Back to Baghdad for TV News Crews - Posted June 14, 2014
Foreign network news correspondents continue to make their way into Iraq as terror group ISIS marches toward Baghdad. ABC's Terry Moran and NBC's Ri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Back to Baghdad for TV News Crews - Posted June 14, 2014
Foreign network news correspondents continue to make their way into Iraq as terror group ISIS marches toward Baghdad. ABC's Terry Moran and NBC's Ri... [FishbowlNY]

Back to Baghdad for TV News Crews - Posted June 14, 2014
Foreign network news correspondents continue to make their way into Iraq as terror group ISIS marches toward Baghdad. ABC's Terry Moran and NBC's Ri... [TVNewser]

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

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Prime Price Hike | McCarthy to Wonkblog | Drone Covers Harlem - Posted March 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Prime Price Hike | McCarthy to Wonkblog | Drone Covers Harlem - Posted March 14, 2014
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Richard Engel and NBC Crew Temporarily Detained in Crimea - Posted March 13, 2014
While traveling to cover the referendum vote on whether Crimea should secede from Ukraine and join Russia, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew were temporarily detained. Detained by pro russian militia in crimea. Questioned for an hour or so. Not allowed to move or phone. Then released. ... [TVNewser]

Ronan Farrow, Joy Reid Join the MSNBC Lineup - Posted February 24, 2014
"I grew up watching the greats of TV news...Murrow, Cronkite, Colbert," 26-year-old Ronan Farrow said at the top of his first "Ronan Farrow Daily," one of two new shows on MSNBC today. An opening segment on the turmoil in Ukraine was fronted by NBC... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell 'Thrilled' With MSNBC Show's Move to Noon - Posted February 21, 2014
In addition to Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid's upcoming MSNBC debuts, is the timeslot change for MSNBC's long-running daytime host ... [TVNewser]

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

Brian Williams Reports Live from Sochi on Grounded Plane in Istanbul - Posted February 7, 2014
NBC News broke into regular programming this afternoon with Brian Williams reporting from Sochi on a plane that was grounded in Istanbul with a hijacker on board trying to change its direction toward Sochi. ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Reports Live from Sochi on Grounded Plane in Istanbul - Posted February 7, 2014
NBC News broke into regular programming this afternoon with Brian Williams reporting from Sochi on a plane that was grounded in Istanbul with a hijacker on board trying to change its direction toward Sochi. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brian Williams Reports Live from Sochi on Grounded Plane in Istanbul - Posted February 7, 2014
NBC News broke into regular programming this afternoon with Brian Williams reporting from Sochi on a plane that was grounded in Istanbul with a hijacker on board trying to change its direction toward Sochi. ... [FishbowlNY]

It's 'Hacker Hunting Season' for Journalists Covering Sochi Olympics - Posted February 6, 2014
Physical security is among the top concerns at the Sochi Olympics, but journalists are also in the cross hairs of hacking open season in a country with some of the world's most skilled. In his own experiment with two new computers, it took NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent ... [TVNewser]

5 Things to Know About The New NBCNews.com - Posted February 4, 2014
After a year of work, the new NBCNews.com debuts overnight tonight, just in time for premium traffic coming from the Sochi Olympics coverage. At an unveiling this morning at 30 Rock, NBC News President Deborah Turness says ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Hires Ben Plesser From CBS - Posted December 3, 2013
Ben Plesser has joined NBC News as the senior producer of chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel's ... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel Honored with John Chancellor Award - Posted September 24, 2013
NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel is the 2013 recipient of the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism recognizes Engel's "courage under fire and rep... [TVNewser]

International Center for Journalists to Honor NBC Richard Engel, Among Others - Posted September 19, 2013
The International Center for Journalist's annual awards dinner is coming up on November 7th in Washington, where Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News Richard Engel... [PRNewser]

International Center for Journalists to Honor NBC Richard Engel, Among Others - Posted September 19, 2013
The International Center for Journalist's annual awards dinner is coming up on November 7th in Washington, where Chief Foreign Correspondent for NBC News Richard Engel... [FishbowlDC]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama: 'I Have Decided the U.S. Should Take Military Action,' But Will Seek Congressional Authorization First - Posted August 31, 2013
In the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said he has decided the United States "should take military action" against Syria, but he said he will wait for an authorization from the out-of-session Congress first. The Saturday statement, during the long Labor Day holiday sent the news networks... [TVNewser]

Network Correspondents Converge On Syria And Surrounding Countries - Posted August 30, 2013
All eyes are turning to Syria, as escalated rhetoric suggests that a U.S. attack could be imminent. Unlike Iraq, which saw correspondents reporting while embedded with U.S. troops or from the balcony of their hotels, it is not nearly as clear whether U.S. networks will have the same presence in Syria. It... [TVNewser]

NBC News Gives Richard Engel His Own Production Unit - Posted August 21, 2013
NBC News is handing chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel his own production unit, which will produce both short-form and long-form pieces for all NBC News broadcasts and platforms. The company has also named ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Takes a Rare Look Inside Secret CIA Museum, Though CBS Beat Them To It - Posted July 25, 2013
On "NBC Nightly News" last night, correspondent Richard Engel presented a piece from inside one of the most secretive museums in the world, the CIA Museum located in the agency's headquarters in Virginia. "Closed to the public, it had only b... [TVNewser]

NBC's Richard Engel Briefs U.N. Security Council On Protecting Reporters - Posted July 18, 2013
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was among the journalists who briefed the U.N. Security Council yesterday afternoon, talking about protecting journalists. Engel and his team ... [TVNewser]

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

Five Months After Being Kidnapped There, Richard Engel Returns to Syria - Posted May 7, 2013
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and his production team traveled into Syria early this morning to investigate the reported use of chemical weapons there. Engel interviewed rebel leaders and their s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Five Months After Being Kidnapped There, Richard Engel Returns to Syria - Posted May 7, 2013
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and his production team traveled into Syria early this morning to investigate the reported use of chemical weapons there. Engel interviewed rebel leaders and their s... [FishbowlNY]

The Saturday Ticker: Engel, 'Celebrity Rehab,' Michelle Obama - Posted May 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel will give the keynote speech at the Newseum's Journalist Memorial Rededication Ceremony on May 13. Engel and his production crew were kidnapped and held captive for five days in Syria last year. At the ceremony, ... [TVNewser]

NBC's Ghazi Balkiz Recalls Syria Kidnapping - Posted March 19, 2013
NBC News producer Ghazi Balkiz was kidnapped in Syria in December, alongside NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and a few of their colleagues. Following Engel... [TVNewser]

NBC's Richard Engel Recounts Syria Kidnapping In 'Vanity Fair' - Posted March 7, 2013
In a gripping excerpt, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel writes in Vanity Fair ... [TVNewser]

Pope Benedict Coverage: NBC - Posted February 27, 2013
Savannah Guthrie will be live from Rome tomorrow morning for NBC's coverage of Pope Benedict's final day as head of the Roman Catholic church. Guthrie will anchor special reports at 5amET and 6amET before co-anchoring "Today" from Rome... [TVNewser]

Who's Going to Rome to Cover the Pope? - Posted February 11, 2013
Fox News's Shepard Smith will soon be on his way to Rome, reporting from the Vatican on the resignation of... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Richard Engel And His Team Thought They Would Die In Syria - Posted December 21, 2012
In their interview with "Rock Center" last night, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, along with his production team, said that they believed they would die in Syria. Engel, cameraman John Kooistra , producers Ghazi Balkiz, ... [TVNewser]

Happy Pad | McSure | Worth Watching - Posted December 20, 2012
SocialTimes: Tumblr finally has an iPad app. What took them so long? God! It's like they thought we all had better things to worry about. FishbowlDC: In times of great uncertainty, know this -- ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy Pad | McSure | Worth Watching - Posted December 20, 2012
SocialTimes: Tumblr finally has an iPad app. What took them so long? God! It's like they thought we all had better things to worry about. FishbowlDC: In times of great uncertainty, know this -- ... [FishbowlNY]

'Rock Center' To Talk To Richard Engel, As 'Meet The Press Talks To The NRA - Posted December 20, 2012
NBC News has announced a pair of notable interviews, with "Rock Center" to feature a discussion with Richard Engel and his crew, and "Meet the Press" securing the first interview with NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre si... [TVNewser]

A Brief Timeline Of American TV Correspondent Kidnappings, Injuries and Deaths - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is safe, after being kidnapped i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Brief Timeline Of American TV Correspondent Kidnappings, Injuries and Deaths - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is safe, after being kidnapped i... [FishbowlNY]

Rival TV Networks Refrained From Covering Richard Engel Reports - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC's chief competitors, including ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News all refrained from discussing Richard Engel's disappearance in Syria at the request of NBC. While Engel's disappearance may have been newsworthy, most major news or... [TVNewser]

Engel A Stark Reminder: Syria One Of The Most Dangerous Countries For Journalists - Posted December 18, 2012
With NBC's Richard Engel safe, attention is once again being focused on Syria, which continues to prove itself one of the most dangerous countries for journalists in recent memory. There are still a number of journalists missing in t... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day Hawaiian senator's departing thought: "Aloha" Politico Breaking News alert: "Sen. Daniel Inouye, the second longest serving senator in U.S. history and a decorated World War II hero, has died, his office announced in a statement. He was 88. According... [FishbowlDC]

Richard Engel And Team Freed After Being Held Captive In Syria - Posted December 18, 2012
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, along with his production team, have been freed after being held captive in Syria. NBC lost communication with the team late last week, and had no contact with Engel or his captors until he had been fr... [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]

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]

NBC News Planning Middle East Focused Reportage Next Week - Posted September 28, 2012
NBC News is planning substantial coverage focusing on the increasingly complicated situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan on Sunday and Monday. Ann Curry will be reporting from the Syria/Turkey border, while Lester Holt... [TVNewser]

Lester Holt Reporting From Afghanistan - Posted September 23, 2012
NBC's Lester Holt reported from Afghanistan this morning on "Today" and will anchor "Nightly News" from there tonight. Holt arrived in Afghanistan Saturday as the last U.S. surge troops begin to depart, amid increased insider attacks on U.S. troops. Reporting ... [TVNewser]

Coverage Turns To The Middle East As Ambassador To Libya Killed - Posted September 12, 2012
President Obama will speak shortly about the situation in Libya, in which the U.S. ambassador to the still-young nation was killed by Islamic militants. Mitt Romney also made a brief public statement at 10:15 AM condemning the attacks. Ambassador Chris Stevens died as he and a group of embassy employees went to... [TVNewser]

Syria Still A Big Story, But Reporting Dangers Remain - Posted August 9, 2012
The ongoing revolution in Syria continues to be a big story on the network evening newscasts, and on cable news. Earlier this year we noted that Syria may be the most dangerous country yet for foreign journalists to report from, as ABC's Alexander Marquardt ... [TVNewser]

Reporters in North Korea Learn About Missile Launch From News Desks in New York and Washington - Posted April 12, 2012
Forty minutes into a 5-day window, North Korea launched a rocket from a facility in the northwestern part of the country. The launch, at 7:39am local time, was first reported on U.S. cable news 14 mi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reporters in North Korea Learn About Missile Launch From News Desks in New York and Washington - Posted April 12, 2012
Forty minutes into a 5-day window, North Korea launched a rocket from a facility in the northwestern part of the country. The launch, at 7:39am local time, was first reported on U.S. cable news 14 mi... [FishbowlNY]

North Korea Opens Up, As American Journalists Move In - Posted April 9, 2012
North Korea is slowly beginning to open up to more foreign media following the death of Kim Jong Il late last year. ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff will be reporting from the country all this week. Likewise, NBC's Richard Engel is in the country and filed a report this morning on... [TVNewser]

Who Were The Most Used Network Correspondents in 2011? And What Were the Big Evening Newscast Stories? - Posted January 3, 2012
TV news analyst Andrew Tyndall has released his latest report, the 2011 network news year in review. As usual, he listed the most frequently used network correspondents for the year. This year, the top five were: ABC's ... [TVNewser]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
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NBC News, '60 Minutes,' Al Jazeera English Win duPont Awards - Posted December 21, 2011
CBS News, NBC News and, for the first time, Al Jazeera English, have just been announced as winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. CBS News "60 Minutes" will be honored for Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan... [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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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]

CBS's Clarissa Ward Sneaks Into Syria: 'I Was Fortunate That I Really Did Slip Under The Radar' - Posted December 5, 2011
For her first assignment since joining CBS News, foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward secretly visited Syria, where foreign journal... [TVNewser]

War Stories with ABC's Martha Raddatz - Posted November 13, 2011
ABC News senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz is profiled in today's New York Ti... [GalleyCat]

War Stories with ABC's Martha Raddatz - Posted November 13, 2011
ABC News senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz is profiled in today's New York Ti... [TVNewser]

'Rock Center' Review: 'It's hard to be different. It's harder to be good' - Posted November 1, 2011
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Another 'Made-For-TV' Moment May Be In The Works For Iraq Troop Withdrawal - Posted October 21, 2011
Regular TV news viewers may remember the following report on "NBC Nightly News," from August, 2010 which saw Richard Engel embedded with the last U.S. "combat troops" leaving Iraq in a convoy: ... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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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
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How NBC News Stays Transparent on Twitter - Posted August 22, 2011
[caption id="attachment_6271" align="alignleft" width="151" caption="Ryan Osborn"][/caption] On Twitter, it's not uncommon to see a small logo in the lower, righthand corner of a user's avatar. The move is designed to promote transparency, so that tweeps know immediately what organization that tweeter is associated with. Almost all... [SocialTimes.com]

Covering the Imminent Fall of Tripoli - Posted August 21, 2011
CNN is going into overdrive tonight covering what Libyan rebels hope is the imminent fall of Tripoli. CNN is simulcasting CNN International programming anchored by Hala Gorani and Michael Holmes... [GalleyCat]

NBC's Richard Engel Heads to Somalia to Cover Famine - Posted August 4, 2011
NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel, along with cameraman Bredun Edwards, have traveled to Somalia, where they are reporting on the devas... [TVNewser]

Rick Fox, Arianna Huffington and a Real Housewife of New York City - Posted June 8, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today with movers and shakers jammed into every corner. I was so glad I got there early and was able to chat with Rick Fox and his girlfriend ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Fox, Arianna Huffington and a Real Housewife of New York City - Posted June 8, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today with movers and shakers jammed into every corner. I was so glad I got there early and was able to chat with Rick Fox and his girlfriend ... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Williams celebrates birthday hosting 'Charlie Rose' - Posted May 5, 2011
Brian Williams is spending part of his 52nd birthday today guest-hosting "The Charlie Rose Show." The show, which tapes this afternoon meaning David Gregory ... [TVNewser]

As New Yorkers Celebrate Bin Laden's Death, WNBC Provides Unrivaled Local Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
Following the dramatic announcement late Sunday night that the U.S. had killed Osama bin Laden, New York's WNBC stayed in breaking news mode long after ... [TVSpy]

Geraldo Rivera Comes Under Fire in Libya - Posted April 4, 2011
Make no mistake, Libya continues to be an extremely dangerous place for journalists. A couple of weeks ago we wrote about NBC's Richard Engel nearly getting shelled, and this weekend Fox News Channel's Geraldo Rivera... [TVNewser]

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

NBC's Richard Engel Nearly Shelled in Libya - Posted March 24, 2011
On "NBC Nightly News" last night, the program led off with a report from Richard Engel in Libya. Engel met up with a group of rebels near the town of Ajdabiya. Engel spoke to a man who was armed only with a plastic gun, with Libyan artillery landed maybe 50 yards away... [TVNewser]

More correspondents make their way into Libya - Posted February 23, 2011
As the State Department works to get American citizens out of Libya, more western TV journalists are going in. And because flying is not a safe option, most reporters are entering Libya by car from the Eastern border with Egypt. NBC News ... [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]

Mubarak to Resign: Broadcasters Produce Special Reports, Cablers go Wall-to-Wall - Posted February 10, 2011
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Egyptian Protester's Sign: 'Thank You, Facebook' - Posted February 4, 2011
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel Tweeted the photo below of an Egyptian protester holding a sign that said, "Thank you, Facebook." There was no word on whether Engel or any of the other journalists covering the political turmoil in Egypt have discovered anyone expressing their gratitude to Friendster.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

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]

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]

Madeleine Haeringer Upped at NBC News - Posted October 13, 2010
Madeleine Haeringer has been named Senior Producer, Newsgathering for NBC News. Haeringer was promoted earlier this year to Coordinating Producer and has been NBC's lead foreign producer working alongside war correspondent ... [TVNewser]

How News Technology Brings The War Home - Posted September 20, 2010
While the last combat brigade may have left Iraq, there are still 50,000 troops still in that country. Likewise, There are still plenty of combat brigades in Afghanistan. In other words, the U.S. is still at war, and it is up to the foreign correspo... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

What to Do About 'The Media Herd?' - Posted August 23, 2010
In his column this week, Washington Post media writer Howard Kurtz tackles "The Media Herd," the tendency for journalists and media organizations to cling onto a narrative and stick with it, welcome or ... [TVNewser]

AP Contrasts Cable Network Coverage of Iraq Pullout - Posted August 20, 2010
The AP's David Bauder compares and contrasts how the big three cable news channels covered the departure of the last combat brigade from Iraq Wednesday evening. You can read TVNewser's notes ... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel Talks Shop About Iraq Reporting - Posted August 20, 2010
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Some Backstory on NBC News' Iraq Reporting - Posted August 19, 2010
Richard Engel's live reporting from the military convoy out of Iraq last evening left many non-NBCers wondering: How'd they get that "exclusive?" According to reports, the major broadcast was in the works for weeks and involved a reque... [TVNewser]

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

Richard Engel Reports Live from Military Convoy as Final Combat Troops Exit Iraq - Posted August 18, 2010
NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was live at the top of "NBC Nightly News" from a stryker fighting vehicle containing the last combat troops in Iraq as they head to Kuwait, marking the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Engel, who was with the 42 Stryker Brigade, said the convoy had a... [TVNewser]

'Reduced Media Access' for Newsers Covering the Military - Posted July 6, 2010
In the wake of the McCrystal incident, things might be getting tougher for journalists covering the war in Afghanistan. On Friday, the NYT ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Speaks Out About Afghanistan Trip - Posted July 5, 2010
MSNBC's 9 p.m. host Rachel Maddow will be anchoring her program live from Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday July 6 and Wednesday July 7. TVNewser spoke to Maddow before sh... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Going to Afghanistan - Posted June 29, 2010
•MSNBC's Rachel Maddow will anchor her eponymous program from Afghanistan next week. 'The Rachel Maddow Show' will originate live from Kabul, Afghanistan on July 6 and 7. Maddow will be joined by NBC News ... [TVNewser]

'Media Blackout' in Afghanistan - Posted June 23, 2010
One of the side-effects of the McChrystal/Rolling Stone issue might be a severing of any casual access journalists had with the military in Afghanistan. This morning, NBC's Richard Engel, who had just been at a U.S. military base said that "a media blackout has been issued" and that attempts are... [TVNewser]

Maintaining Focus on America's Longest War - Posted June 21, 2010
B&C's Marisa Guthrie writes today about the challenge at the news networks in keeping the war in Afghanistan a top story. "For television news correspondents who have spent time in the war zones of Af... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel on Somalia: It's 'Like You Are Reporting on the Moon' - Posted May 26, 2010
While NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Richard Engel is best known for his reporting in the Middle East, he said he's been spending more time outside the region lately. "I spent a lot of time in Iraq," Engel tells TVNewser. "Then, I ... [TVNewser]

Haeringer Upped at NBC News - Posted March 26, 2010
•Longtime NBC News staffer Madeleine Haeringer has been promoted to coordinating producer for the network. Haeringer is the primary producer for NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, but has also coordinated other foreign news coverage including NB... [TVNewser]

Networks Fill Journalists' Backpacks Gradually - Posted March 8, 2010
In his Monday media column, WaPo's Howard Kurtz writes about the growth in digital newsgathering on both the local and national levels. "I would not say cost wasn't a factor, but it was not the driving factor," says ... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel Takes Break from Overseas Reporting to Present Awards - Posted January 22, 2010
At last night's duPont Awards for Broadcast News at Columbia University, TVNewser talked to NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel who was a presenter along with Gwen Ifill... [TVNewser]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Wins duPont Award for Sarah Palin Interviews - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric has won the Alfred I. duPont Award for political reporting for her 2008 interviews with GOP VP nominee ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Report from Afghanistan - Posted October 26, 2009
NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will return to Afghanistan this week. He will file a report for tomorrow's "Nightly News" broadcast and will report live starting Wednesday through the rest of the week. Williams ... [TVNewser]

Afghanistan a 'Top Story' Once Again - Posted October 19, 2009
"It's like the Baghdad class of 2003 is now the Kabul class of 2009." - NBC's Richard Engel Brian Stelter reports for the NY Times on how Afghanistan has retu... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 19, 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 Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.15.09 - Posted October 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 rainy Thu... [FishbowlDC]

Capus, McManus Comment on Reporters' Editorializing - Posted October 14, 2009
The L.A. Times takes a more in depth look at the opinions expr... [TVNewser]

CBS, NBC Newsers Pick up Murrow Awards - Posted October 13, 2009
The ballroom at New York's Grand Hyatt was packed last night with local and national tvnewsers celebrating the best in the business as recognized by the RTNDA - Radio and TV News Directors Association. At the start of the event, Stacey Woelfel, the chairman of the organization,... [TVNewser]

War Correspondents Speak Out On Afghanistan. Engel: 'I Honestly Think it's Probably Time to Start Leaving the Country' - Posted October 9, 2009
Richard Engel of NBC News and Lara Logan of CBS News are two of the longest-serving correspondents covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. But during this week, as the 8th anniversary of the U.S. invas... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 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. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Capus to Speak at RTNDA Awards - Posted October 8, 2009
•NBC News president Steve Capus will speak at the RTNDA Dinner October 12th along with NBC's Richard Engel and CBS Radio News EP Charlie Kaye. A number of other newsers are on the ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.08.09 - Posted October 8, 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 (one-day-belated) 13th birthday to Fox News ... [FishbowlDC]

Afghanistan Increases with Anniversary - Posted October 5, 2009
October 7th marks the eighth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, and the broadcast nets have ramped up their coverage in conjunction with that. Tonight, CBS's "Evening News" will begin its special coverage titled "The R... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.05.09 - Posted October 5, 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Emmy-Winning Afghanistan Series Becomes MSNBC Doc - Posted October 4, 2009
Next Sunday, MSNBC will air a special one-hour documentary to coincide with the 8th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel will report. Titled "Tip of the Spear," the documentary expands on the the "Nightl... [TVNewser]

NBC News Picks up Five Murrow Awards - Posted June 29, 2009
NBC News has earned five national Edward R. Murrow awards, announced today by the RTNDA. In addition to Overall Excellence, NBC News wins for Breaking News for their Hurricane Gustav coverage and for ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Weigh In On Reporting From — And On — Iran - Posted June 24, 2009
Variety's Sam Thielman interviews several tvnewsers on the challenges of reporting from Iran. Excerpts: • ABC's Jim Sciutto: "A few times we had people come up and say, 'We've seen plainclothesmen looking at you, m... [TVNewser]

Nightly News...Now With Walking - Posted June 18, 2009
The blog Newscast Studio, which is about...well, newscasts and their studios... writes about last night's Nightly News with Brian Williams. The first segment originated from the NBC newsroom so it included roving reporters and camera oper... [TVNewser]

From SNL and YouTube to CBS and CNN: Peabody Awards Handed Out To 36 - Posted May 18, 2009
36 awards were handed out today in New York City at the 68th annual Peabody Awards. The master of ceremonies, NBC's Brian Williams (a previous winner himself), said the Peabody is "considered on... [TVNewser]

Engel on the Menu: "I Think You Can Still Have a Career as a Foreign Correspondent" - Posted May 5, 2009
Today on our 100th mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we were joined by NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, ahead of his move back to the Middle East. Engel spent more than five years in Iraq, and recently reported from Afghanistan. He'll be back to Afghanistan, a... [TVNewser]

NBC's Richard Engel on 100th Menu Podcast - Posted May 5, 2009
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NBC's Richard Engel on 100th Menu Podcast - Posted May 5, 2009
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Morning Reading List: 05.05.09 - Posted May 5, 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. It is day 106 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's Richard Engel On 100th Menu Podcast - Posted May 4, 2009
Tomorrow morning is a big podcast for us — the 100th mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. Our guest for the occasion is NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, ahead of his move back to the Middle East. Engel spent more than five years in Iraq, and recently re... [TVNewser]

"One of the Last of the News-icans" Appears on Colbert - Posted April 29, 2009
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel appeared last night on The Colbert Report. Engel, described by Stephen Colbert as "one of the last of the news-icans," talked about why... [TVNewser]

CBS and NBC To Team Up On Kabul Bureau? - Posted April 22, 2009
The New York Observer's Felix Gillette writes about the Afghanistan foreign coverage focus by news networks. NBC News correspond... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN Pick Up Peabodys - Posted April 1, 2009
Each network news organization, and CNN, have won Peabody Awards. The awards ceremony takes place May 18. ABC News won for "Hopkins," the series about Johns Hopkins Hospital. "Richard Engel Reports: Tip of the Spear" won for NBC, and 60 Minutes' report, "Lifeline," wo... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.08 - Posted December 18, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Richard Engel to the White House? - Posted December 17, 2008
TVNewser hears NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel may be headed to the White House for the network. Engel has been with NBC since just after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. He's reported extensively on the war and has also served as Beirut bureau chief a... [TVNewser]

And The Emmy Goes To... - Posted July 15, 2008
The nominations for the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today, and leading the pack is PBS with 38 nods, more than double any other news organization. ABC and CBS are tied for second with 17 nominations and NBC has 14.... [TVNewser]

From TV Newser: War Reporters Praise Each Others Books - Posted July 14, 2008
TV Newser reported that NBC News' Richard Engel and CBS News' Kimberly Dozier have each written books about their experience covering the war in Iraq. The "friends" praised one another's publications re... [GalleyCat]

War Reporters Praise Each Others Books - Posted July 9, 2008
NBC News' Richard Engel and CBS News' Kimberly... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 03.21.08 - Posted March 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.27.07 - Posted November 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. You are not encouraging your kids to follow in your journalism footsteps. Television An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for the week of November 12, 2007, ABC News' 'Nightline' outperformed CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman' among total viewers... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.20.07 - Posted March 20, 2007
Picking the next president is easier than picking the NCAA College Basketball Champ. "NPR Files For Streaming-Royalty Rehearing" Michael Murphy joins Fox News Channel's Washington bureau as the Senior Manager of Media Relations. He was formerly an account supervisor at Ketchum Public Relations in DC. Congra... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Talk Show Preview - Posted February 16, 2007
Meet The Press: Tony Snow, Sen. Jack Reed, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Richard Engel Face The Nation: Sens.Joe Biden and Dick Lugar . This Week: Former Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney Roundtable: George Will, Fareed Zakaria and Katrina vanden Heuvel Plus, actor Michael Douglas. Fox News Sunday: Former Speaker Newt Gingrich, Sen. Carl Levin... [FishbowlDC]

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