Thursday, February 26, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

THE SHOW MUST GO ON

A few posts ago, HaBa brought up that someone had put in Hala's Wiki article ITME was ceasing production as of February 2009. This someone cited to no source.

I seriously doubt it.

Schams Elwazer is hosting the March episode - at the usual times.
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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

THIS IS CNN - FRANCE

CNN is currently running a new series of "This is CNN" spots using anchors and reporters from various world sites they are associated with. Guess who got Paris, France?
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Monday, February 16, 2009

2003 Promo for Biz News

I've been asked before if I have any old clips which could be posted. Yes, I have old video- but a lot was originally recorded on VCR tape and the transfers aren't always that great. Here is an old promo for Biz News. I will try to put together some decent clips from the "good old" London days.
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Monday, February 9, 2009

UPDATE TO THE CNN BIO PAGE

Hala's CNN Bio page was updated today, informing readers about International Desk and the end of her stint as host of Inside the Middle East:

"She is the host of International Desk, the new weekday program that brings viewers into the heart of the largest newsgathering operation in the world, immersing them in the latest stories of the day.

Gorani formerly hosted ‘Inside the Middle East’, the monthly show featuring stories on the most important social, political and cultural issues in the region."

I don't usually editorialize but...although Inside the Middle East may continue for awhile (remember D360?)Ms. Gorani's hosting talent will be greatly missed. It remains to be seen if she will still cover stories in the field. Hopefully, her talents won't be wasted walking to and fro in a flashy studio interacting with screens versus doing real journalism.

And to ITME from this former viewer - RIP.

INTERNATIONAL DESK 2

International Desk had its debut this morning. The opening:
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