Prior to the United States 2008 presidential campaign, I was not a fan of the Cable News Network (CNN), for obvious reasons - it focuses a lot on the U.S., with limited international news. During the campaign, I became a stunch fan of the news network - inspired by the professional reporters, anchors and political analysts like Bill Schneider, Roland S. Martin, Candy Crowley, David Gergen, who gave varying opinions about the man - Barack Obama who was taking the world by storm. The heated presidential debates on CNN were mind boggling and the panel of the "best political team on television" made the events surrounding the debates even more engaging. Below is a list (not in order of merit) of my 10 favorite CNN anchors and reporters, as of today.
1) Richard Quest: He covers breaking news and business stories. His regular programme - "CNN Business Traveller" is one of my favorite television programmes and source of one of my favorite quotes: "Wherever your travels may take you, I hope it's profitable." - Richard Quest.
5) Anderson Cooper: He's one of the best anchors and reporters in the network, and host of the programme - Anderson Cooper 360°. I've watched him closely and would call him a "humanitarian in his own right" - for his role in the 2005 Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Now that you know my 10 favorite CNN anchors and reporters, I'm confident you can decipher my favorite topics in the news.
Who are your favorite CNN anchors and reporters?
I look forward to reading your comments.
Mandela Lives - There have been great freedom-fighters and dissidents, but few who made the transition to power as well as Nelson Mandela. He was a leader not just for Sou...
15 minutes ago