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Christiane Amanpour’s ‘Mission’
TV Newser ^ | September 25, 2010 | Alex Werpin

Posted on 09/25/2010 1:25:39 PM PDT by Beaten Valve

ABC News “This Week” anchor Christiane Amanpour gets interviewed by the Columbia Journalism Review.

Among other topics, she discusses her passion for international reporting, and whether the American audience, particularly the traditional Sunday morning audience, is interested in watching that.

The bottom line is this: I have a mission and my mission has been to bring, through all my work, a broader understanding of the world to U.S. viewers—first with my job at CNN and now at ABC with This Week…

I’m not going to put the cart before the horse. I’m just going to say that I’m pleased with the way we have been received so far. I understand that this is a big challenge. I understand that it is somewhat counterintuitive. And therefore I understand how hard my team and I have to work. But I’m not trying to deliver something that’s foreign.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abcnews; christianeamanpour
Back when I was a J-101 student, Amanpour’s reporting style was called "Yellow Journalism"...
1 posted on 09/25/2010 1:25:40 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

The Warslut is a female Geraldo. Nothing more. Her “understanding of the world” is something I can do without.


2 posted on 09/25/2010 1:31:23 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Beaten Valve

Since when is hating Israel a “broader understanding”?


3 posted on 09/25/2010 1:32:40 PM PDT by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: Volunteer

Since upwards of 150 of the 192 “Countries” in the UN hate Israel. You don’t get much broader than that.


4 posted on 09/25/2010 1:34:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am Derek Fenton! (me) Enjoying freedom ourselves requires tolerating it for others. (Jedidah))
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To: Volunteer

I never did like this ol’gal and she’s not getting any better.


5 posted on 09/25/2010 1:34:51 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: hinckley buzzard

Did I hear you say Warslut? Good coinage. hahaha


6 posted on 09/25/2010 1:34:51 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: luvbach1

Christiane Imawarwhore


7 posted on 09/25/2010 1:38:57 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 613 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Beaten Valve
...........
"I'm on a mission from Muhammad."
8 posted on 09/25/2010 1:42:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: Beaten Valve

She is insufferably smug and dangerously bigoted. That she should have such a platform is a disgrace and a betrayal. There was NO ONE ELSE IN THE WORLD they could get to do that job who didn’t hate and resent our country?


9 posted on 09/25/2010 1:44:37 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Beaten Valve
I have a mission and my mission has been to bring, through all my work, a broader understanding of the world to U.S. viewers........

Her mission has been to brainwash her viewers.

10 posted on 09/25/2010 1:48:53 PM PDT by umgud (Obama is a failed experiment.)
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To: La Lydia

**She is insufferably smug and dangerously bigoted. That she should have such a platform is a disgrace and a betrayal. There was NO ONE ELSE IN THE WORLD they could get to do that job who didn’t hate and resent our country?**

Helen Thomas????


11 posted on 09/25/2010 1:50:11 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Beaten Valve
CNN and I guess ABC think her accent gives her credence with east and west coasters. Here in fly over country we have no frikin' idea what the heck she is saying!
12 posted on 09/25/2010 1:56:35 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Beaten Valve

How old is Christiane these days? Seems like she has been pimping for the DemocRATS forever.


13 posted on 09/25/2010 1:58:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Don't listen to what they say, watch what they do.)
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To: umgud

I’ll bet this hirsute witch has to shave twice a day! And not just her face!


14 posted on 09/25/2010 2:01:57 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: hinckley buzzard

“The Warslut is a female Geraldo. Nothing more. Her “understanding of the world” is something I can do without.”

Well stated-I’ll doubledown on that comment.


15 posted on 09/25/2010 2:02:35 PM PDT by izzatzo
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To: Beaten Valve

Broader understanding...which translates into acceptance of the liberal agenda and viewpoint.


16 posted on 09/25/2010 2:07:21 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: La Lydia

Amanpor and Katrina vanden Heuvel-separated at birth?


17 posted on 09/25/2010 2:08:15 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: La Lydia

Don’t worry...Christiane will be out of a job soon enough. Installing her as the host of “This Week” (at $2 million a year) was the idea of David Westin, recently forced out as President of ABC News.

With Westin no longer in the executive suite (and Amanpour’s ratings still in the toilet), the folks at Disney will send her packing soon enough. I give her a year in the job, at most.


18 posted on 09/25/2010 2:13:42 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Beaten Valve
Gee Amanpour... I sure do hate being an ignant American with no concept of international understanding... good to see that a marxist antisemitic, pro Hammas hag like yourself is watching out for my ignant ass because I don't know what I would do... Dumb cow.
19 posted on 09/25/2010 2:19:08 PM PDT by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: Beaten Valve

In a perverse way, I agree with her agenda.

Americans need a vastly more engaged understanding of the world to resist the Anti Americanism and Anti Semitism of folks like Christiane Amanpour.

The world could be much further along in its advancement and well being— which is also a fact withheld by Amanpour and others- if we fully deconstructed her false worldview.


20 posted on 09/25/2010 2:19:34 PM PDT by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Hopefully ABC, AnythingButNews will pack up this hag soon...what is her immigration status? Does she have the right to work in this country?


21 posted on 09/25/2010 2:21:07 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: ExNewsExSpook

Hopefully ABC, AnythingButNews will pack up this hag soon...what is her immigration status? Does she have the right to work in this country?


22 posted on 09/25/2010 2:21:20 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Beaten Valve
ABC is the perfect place for an advocate like Anmanpour.

However, if news is what you want ABC is the last place to go.

23 posted on 09/25/2010 2:26:41 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: lonestar67
Americans need a vastly more engaged understanding of the world to resist the Anti Americanism and Anti Semitism of folks like Christiane Amanpour.

True, but an 'engaged understanding' of their own country and its estimable past would be a better start.

24 posted on 09/25/2010 2:30:23 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Beaten Valve
David Brinkley is doing tumblesaults in the big press room up above...
25 posted on 09/25/2010 2:34:47 PM PDT by JohnLongIsland (www.wilsonfornewyork.com)
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To: Beaten Valve
We're just too stupid to figure stuff out for ourselves. We need enlightened Arab descendants to inform us of the correct thoughtspeak.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

26 posted on 09/25/2010 2:45:20 PM PDT by The Comedian
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To: iopscusa
"Hopefully ABC, AnythingButNews will pack up this hag soon...what is her immigration status? Does she have the right to work in this country?"

She is a naturalized American citizen.

27 posted on 09/25/2010 2:48:58 PM PDT by Mila
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To: Beaten Valve

She fits in perfectly with the MSM’s agenda: to mold & shape public opinion rather that objectively report the news.


28 posted on 09/25/2010 3:02:39 PM PDT by preacher (A government which robs from Peter to pay Paul will always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Beaten Valve
The bottom line is this: I have a mission and my mission has been to bring, through all my work, a broader understanding of the world to U.S. viewers...

The phrase 'epic fail' comes to mind.

29 posted on 09/25/2010 3:14:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (Defend liberty. Destroy socialism.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; All
Seems like she has been pimping for the DemocRATS forever.

That's because she is married to Clintonista and current foreign policy advisor to both Hillary and Obama Jamie Rubin, which constitutes a big conflict of interest I do believe.

30 posted on 09/25/2010 5:33:48 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: skeeter

I am certainly not opposed but I do think those answers may be directly under our noses in the relationships with our children.

On the other hand, Amanpour Obama and others are directly arming the nation’s enemies in a way that could truly lead to the end of our republic through catastrophic attacks. I think this is where I really disagree with the Old School libertarians.

This is not George Washington’s hidden America. We are the most profound symbol in the world today. The itching desire to annihilate us is quite real, enduring and practically within reach.

We must counter the ludicrous propaganda placed against us. America is empirically every human being’s best friend— no matter their local sovereign.


31 posted on 09/25/2010 9:38:53 PM PDT by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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