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Tapper’s Book Headed to the Big Screen

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, Oscar nominated screenwriters of The Fighter, have acquired the rights to The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, written by CNN chief Washington correspondent and host of “The Lead,” Jake Tapper. Show More Summary

‘Fighter’ Scribes In Ring With CNN White House Correspondent Jake Tapper On Afghanistan Siege Tale ‘The Outpost’

EXCLUSIVE: The Fighter scribes Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, have used their own money to option The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor. They will adapt the 2012 Little, Brown book written by Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief Washington correspondent and host of the news network’s show The Lead. Show More Summary

Ryan: 'Not closing my options' on 2016

(CNN) – Conservative Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan isn't shutting any doors to 2016. "I'm not closing my options," the 2012 vice Republican presidential nominee told CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper in an interview appearing on "The Lead" Thursday. "But I'm just not focusing on that right now.” CNN exclusive: Obama says Walmart, Apple, […]

Tapper measures the state of Jelly

(CNN) – CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper asked people on the new social media app Jelly to weigh in on President Obama's State of the Union address.  Jelly is a new app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone that let's users ask a question using images. Replies can be drawn on the image a la Perez […]

Will Christie take his own advice?

(CNN) – On Election Day 2013, CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper asked New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie how he would advise President Obama, who at the time was embroiled in a controversy about whether he misled the American people over being able to keep their health plans. "Here's what my suggestion would be to […]

CNN’s Tapper on Gosnell Interview: ‘Is He a Mad Man?’

The media are finally taking the hint: Kermit Gosnell is a figure worthy of attention. CNN’s Jake Tapper interviewed Philadelphia Magazine’s Steve Volk on his in-depth correspondence with Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Tapper...Show More Summary

CNN’s Jake Tapper gets soapy on ‘All My Children’ — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

How, exactly, did CNN’s chief Washington correspondent end up with a part on All My Children‘s online reboot? Let the

Second Medal of Honor for fierce Afghan battle

Editor's note: Jake Tapper is an anchor and chief Washington correspondent for CNN. He is author of the best-selling book about Afghanistan, "The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor." It was a devastating Taliban attack, launched on an eastern Afghanistan outpost positioned so poorly it was nearly indefensible. Combat Outpost Keating was tucked in […]

CNN’s Jake Tapper Set To Guest Star In Soap Opera All My Children

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

Jake Tapper has been a White House correspondent, a CNN news anchor, an author, and a prolific tweeter. In several months he can add to that resumé: soap opera actor. The host of CNN’s The Lead is slated to appear in a mid-August episode of The OnLine Network's rebooted All My Children. He will play a "pushy" TV investigative reporter named Spencer Phillips.

Jake Tapper: Soap Opera Star

CNN anchor Jake Tapper is already a high-profile news anchor, correspondent and cartoonist. Now he is trying his hand at a new skill: dramatic actor. Tapper will play–get this–an investigative reporter named “Spencer Phillips” on the...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert: 'It's my sister and I'm willing to help her'

(CNN) – What does it take for Stephen Colbert to step out of character? A sibling running for office. Speaking to CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper, Colbert said the South Carolina primary where his sister is a candidate is the first race he's dived into. "She's my sister, and I'm willing to, you know, [...]

How Jake Tapper Met Stephen Colbert

One of the first guests on Jake Tapper‘s new CNN show will be “Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert. Tapper and Colbert met nearly 10 years ago, when the latter was a correspondent for “The Daily Show.” Tapper recalls the meeting here, and watch a preview of Colbert’s interview below. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

The Biz: Jake Tapper Goes to The Lead for CNN

In today's increasingly niche media landscape, CNN's Jake Tapper is happy to be a generalist. Starting Monday, the former ABC News White House correspondent anchors a new daily program, The Lead With Jake Tapper, which he promises will be a smart, wide-ranging look at the world. Show More Summary

CNN’s Jake Tapper Says ‘The Lead’ Will Be Name Of His New Show

Nearly two months after Jake Tapper joined CNN, his upcoming weekday show finally has a name. “ For those catching the new CNN promo that’s right our new show will be called The Lead,” the news network’s chief Washington correspondent today announced via Twitter. Show More Summary

Jake Tapper's CNN Debut Tells Story of American Hero Clint Romesha

Since exiting ABC News to move over to CNN, Jake Tapper has been seen only sporadically at his new home, offering analysis on big stories, usually involving the White House. As chief Washington correspondent, Tapper will be part of the CNN team covering President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. Show More Summary

Hero of ferocious Afghanistan battle to get Medal of Honor

Editor's note: Editor's note: Jake Tapper is an anchor and chief Washington correspondent for CNN. He is author of the best-selling book about the Combat Outpost Keating attack in Afghanistan, "The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor." Washington (CNN) – Former Army Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha will receive the Medal of Honor on Monday [...]

Jake Tapper: Clinton’s Emotional Testimony A Symptom Of ‘The Exhaustion She’s Been Suffering From’

last yearNews : Mediaite

Immediately following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony before members of the Senate regarding her knowledge of the security situation in Libya leading up to the Benghazi attacks, CNN’s Chief Washington D.C. correspondent Jake Tapper was asked for his analysis of Clinton’s testimony. Show More Summary

Jake Tapper Gets John King’s Office

Jake Tapper has yet to start his new job at CNN, but he’s already got his setup in the Washington, D.C. bureau. TVNewser hears he’ll be moving into John King‘s office. King, a longtime CNN correspondent who hosted “John King USA” until last summer signed a short-term contract extension at the end of the year. Show More Summary

‘Where Have You Been’ On Gun Violence? How This Time Might Be Different

last yearNews : Mediaite

Then-ABC News Chief White House Correspondent (soon to be CNN anchor/political correspondent) Jake Tapper caused quite a stir when he asked President Obama, at a press conference announcing a task force on gun violence, "Where've you been" on the issue. Show More Summary

Jake Tapper Leaves ABC News for CNN

Jake Tapper, ABC News' chief White House correspondent, is leaving the network to become the chief Washington correspondent for CNN, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com George Stephanopoulos This Week Jake Tapper Martha Raddatz

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