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Yes She Did!: News & Media by Taylor Rudow

By Taylor Rudow

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She told the critics that "there are some situations one simply cannot be neutral about, because when you are neutral you are an accomplice. Objectivity doesn't mean treating all sides equally. " Amanpour is considered one of today's leading news correspondents because she's not afraid to tell the American public what is really happening. She opens herself up to the criticism in order to tell the real story. In recent years, Amanpour has proven that she's not only successful in the field—she's a great reporter in the newsroom too.

She has founded and co-founded numerous cancer awareness and research organizations. She even displayed her own mammogram, a test for breast cancer, on national television to encourage women to go and get their own. Instead of hiding the pain of her husband's death, Couric used it as a way to promote the fight against cancer. She hoped that it would bring about better lives for other cancer victims and their families. Katie's reports are informative and emotional, allowing viewers to connect to her.

At CBS, Jeannie took many large steps towards women's equality. She was the first woman to interview players in the locker room, and in 1975, the first woman assigned to report live from the Super Bowl. However, when she showed up at the Super Bowl, she was told she was not allowed in the press box because she was a woman. But that didn't stop her. Instead, she did her report sitting on the top of the press box—in the middle of a blizzard! However, while she found success in television, Jeannie eventually stepped down and retook her place as a newspaper columnist.

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