CNN en Español’s Amanpour, currently broadcast in Mexico and Latin America, will begin running in the U.S., starting Saturday at 7 PM ET, with replays on Sundays at 8:30 AM, 5:00 PM, and 11:30 PM, and Mondays at 4:30 AM — all ET. Today’s announcement: READ MORE »
Egypt is rapidly becoming a very dangerous place for foreign journalists. On the heels of the attacks on Fox News’ Greg Palkot, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC News’ Christiane Amanpour, an NBC News crew has been carjacked by a group of angry Egyptian men and threatened with beheading. …
Veteran correspondents and former network-mates Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amanpour both said today that they were attacked by mobs in Egypt where the unrest is escalating. Here is Cooper’s video account of his violent encounter with pro-Hosni Mubarak supporters and video of Amanpour’s more peaceful confrontation with Mubarak followers.
ABC News president David Westin is stepping down at the end of the year after 13 years. The move comes after tough 12 months for Westin that included appointing new anchors on all ABC News programs and dealing with severe staff cuts. The personnel changes he oversaw included naming Diane Sawyer as the anchor of World News, George Stephanopoulos as her replacement on Good Morning America, CNN veteran Christiane Amanpour as host of This Week, transitioning Chris Cuomo from GMA to 20/20 and Bill Weir from GMA to Nightline to replace Martin Bashir. Here are the memos from Disney-ABC TV Group president Anne Sweeney and Westin.