"ABC World News" Anchor Diane Sawyer (Photo: ABC News)

ABC News Denies Diane Sawyer Is Stepping Down

Diane Sawyer isn’t going anywhere, y’all. ABC is dismissing rumors that the 67-year-old the “ABC World News” anchor is considering retiring in 2013. “That is not true,” ABC News Senior Vice-President Jeffrey Schneider says in a statement. “And had the Daily News actually asked us if Diane was considering retiring we would have told them […]

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TV Anchors Face Dangers in Japan Quake Zone

ABC’s Diane Sawyer became the first network news anchor to travel to Japan over the weekend, as the broadcast networks and cable news channels mobilized to cover the catastrophe in Japan. Anderson Cooper (who you can follow on Twitter here) is also in Japan for CNN, which was to be expected because there’s probably no […]

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ABC’s Amanpour Scores Sitdown with Qaddafi in Tripoli

ABC News’ Middle East veteran Christiane Amanpour scored the first U.S. television interview with beleaguered Libyan strong man Muammar el-Qaddafi. Amanpour was actually a participant in a three-way interview on Monday that also included a reporter each from the BBC and the Times of London. In the interview, the ever-defiant Libyan leader, whose 42-year reign […]

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Diane Sawyer Tells ‘Glee’s Sue Sylvester to ‘Watch Out’

Now this is how you handle getting called out in a nationally televised joke. (Ahem, note to Elisabeth Hasselbeck.) Diane Sawyer has fired back at fictional Cheerios coach Sue Sylvester (hilariously played by Emmy winner Jane Lynch) following the mention of Sawyer in the post-Super Bowl episode of Fox’s “Glee.” In the scene, the caustic […]

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Cairo Violence Escalates: Fox News Crew Hospitalized, CBS’s Lara Logan Detained

Violent unrest in Cairo is endangering more western journalists, with Fox News correspondent Greg Palkot becoming the latest American TV personality to be attacked in the Egyptian capital. FNC reported Thursday that Palkot and a producer, Olaf Wiig, were “severely beaten” and spent a night in a Cairo hospital. “They were forced to leave their […]

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