Fox News is sending Shep Smith to Japan.
TVNewser reports he is expected to be in place in time to anchor his 3pm Studio B show today.
This is a game changing move for Fox — Shep is one of their highest rated anchors and his now-famous reporting on the ground from Katrina could rightly be considered one of the network’s finer moment.
It’s also a marked change from how they covered the Egypt crisis, during which they relied on correspondents Greg Palkot and Olag Wiig, who came under attack from protesters whilst there.
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