Posts with tag "egypt protests"

  • Network Execs May Pull Female Reporters From Egypt After Lara Logan Attack

    Posted Feb 16th 2011 at 10:15 AM by Rob Shuter

    Just hours after confirmed reports of CBS reporter Lara Logan falling victim to a brutal sexual assault in Egypt before being rescued by a group of brave women and soldiers, several network executives met to discuss if female journalists belong in the Middle East. "It's terrifying what happened to Lara, and we would be irresponsible to not have internal conversations about if young female rep...

  • CBS' Lara Logan Hospitalized After 'Brutal' Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Posted Feb 15th 2011 at 06:42 PM by Zach Dionne

    CBS reporter Lara Logan was surrounded, beaten and sexually assaulted after being separated from her team in the midst of Egyptian protests last Friday. CBS News released a statement that on Feb. 11, shortly after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down from power, "chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan was covering the jubilation in Tahrir Square for a '60 Minutes' story when she and he...

  • Anderson Cooper Decides to Leave Egypt

    Posted Feb 6th 2011 at 01:09 PM by Christine Fenno

    Escalating violence in Egypt targeting journalists and camera crews, all trying to report on the massive demonstrations that broke out Jan. 25, have prompted many news teams to evacuate for safety. NBC's Brian Williams and CBS' Katie Couric left the country on Thursday. Anderson Cooper, despite being attacked Feb. 2, insisted days later that "we will find a way" to stay and cover the protests a...

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