On December 29, 2013, Three Al Jazeera journalists – Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed – were detained in Egypt, and their colleague Abdullah Elshamy has languished in prison without charge for six months. On January 29, 2014, the… Read more
Fox News presenter Megyn Kelly thanked her family, viewers, and staff as she presented ‘America Live’ for the final time. Kelly will be taking maternity leave and then moving to primetime on the Fox News Channel when she returns in… Read more
Al Jazeera America will launch on Tuesday 20th August 2013. The US based news channel will provide both domestic news and international news for American audiences. The new channel will be based in New York City. In addition to the… Read more
Jon Williams, World News Editor at the BBC, is to leave his post to join America’s ABC News network as Managing Editor for International News. ABC News President Ben Sherwood said: “I am delighted to report that Jon Williams is… Read more
Keir Simmons has become a Daddy to two little girls. Taking to his public Facebook account to announce the news, Keir said: “Our twins are here! They are early and very small. “So are being looked after by wonderful doctors… Read more
Sky News is now available in the United States and Canada via the largest aggregator of live television news online, Livestation. Viewers in the U.S. and Canada will have access to Sky News’ international feed by subscribing to Livestation for… Read more
BBC World Service programme Newshour will be presented by five guest presenters, from Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September. The presenters – drawn from the world of international broadcasting and media – will each present the programme for one… Read more
NBC’s [[Andrea Mitchell]] today told viewers she is battling breast cancer. At the end of her show, Andrea said: “On a personal note, or how I spent my summer vacation, I had planned to be hiking in Wyoming last week… Read more
CBS News presenter, Harry Smith, is leaving the network. Smith, who joined CBS News in 1986 as a Dallas-based reporter and was named a correspondent a year later, will join NBC’s new primetime news show presented by [[Brian Williams]]. CBS… Read more
MSNBC has announced that they have “indefintely” suspended Mark Halperin for claiming that Obama was “kind of a dick” at his press conf. yesterday. MSNBC said: “Mark Halperin’s comments this morning were completely inappropriate and unacceptable. We apologize to the… Read more
NBC has posted a new Today promo on YouTube with new presenting team Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, Natalie Morales, and Al Roker. Meredith Vieira stepped down as host of Today last week after almost five years in the job.
Katie Couric has presented her last CBS Evening News tonight. Katie announced last month that she will step down on 19th May 2011. 60 Seconds correspondent, Scott Pelley, will take over from the 6th of June.
The Al Jazeera journalist who went missing in Syria on April 29th is back in Doha, Qatar. An Al Jazeera spokesman said: “I’m delighted to let you know that Dorothy Parvaz has been released and is safe and well and… Read more
Missing Al Jazeera correspondent, Dorothy Parvaz, has been deported to Iran. Parvaz had been detained in Syria by government officials, after arriving in the capital city, Damascus on April 29th. She had flown from Doha, site of Al Jazerra’s head… Read more
The Syrian government has confirmed they have detained Al Jazeera correspondent, Dorothy Parvaz. Parvaz left Doha for Syria on Friday to help cover events taking place in the country right now. However, no contact has been made since she disembarked… Read more
Scott Pelley has been named the new presenter of CBS Evening News. Pelley is currently working as a reporter on CBS ’60 mintues’ and will continue to do so. His recent ’60 Minutes’ reports include late-breaking stories such as the… Read more