December 19th, 2011

CNN Coverage: Death of Kim Jong Il

CNN’s coverage of the death of North Korea’s enigmatic leader Kim Jong Il included Don Lemon anchoring simulcast coverage with contributions from CNN’s Seoul-based correspondent Paula Hancocks, Wolf Blitzer and Christiane Amanpour (both had traveled to and reported from North Korea), Stan Grant from Beijing, Tim Schwarz from Hong Kong, Chris Lawrence from the Pentagon, Dan Lothian and Jessica Yellin from the White House, Kyung Lah, Elise Labott, Deb Feyerick, and Thelma Gutierrez. Anna Coren is en route to Seoul.