Syria Still A Big Story, But Reporting Dangers Remain

By Alex Weprin Comment

The ongoing revolution in Syria continues to be a big story on the network evening newscasts, and on cable news. Earlier this year we noted that Syria may be the most dangerous country yet for foreign journalists to report from, as ABC’s Alexander Marquardt recently experienced firsthand.

CNN’s Ben Wedeman, in a behind the scenes report, looks at what foreign correspondents have to deal with in order to get around Aleppo, currently a hotspot in the revolution.

NBC’s Richard Engel is also in the region, and appeared on “NBC Nightly News” from the Turkey/Syria border:

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