The network said Monday that Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while reporting near the Ukrainian capital. Although he was admitted to the hospital, it is not yet clear how he was injured or how serious the injury was.
“Earlier today, our correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while covering news outside Kiev, Ukraine,” Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott told staff in a statement. “We have a limited amount of details now, but Ben has been admitted to the hospital and our teams on the ground are working to gather more information as the situation unfolds quickly.”
The news of Hall’s injury came a day after another American journalist, Brent RenatIn Ukraine. The head of Kyiv’s regional police force said Renaud had been killed and another journalist had been wounded by Russian forces outside the Kyiv capital, Irpin, while filming refugees.
Shawn Tandon, president of the State Department Reporters’ Guild, said he was “shocked” by the news of Hall’s injury.
“We know him for his warmth, good sense of humor and great professionalism,” Tandon said in a statement. “We wish Ben a speedy recovery and call for greater efforts to protect journalists who provide invaluable service through their coverage in Ukraine.”
Hall Recently came the headline After Greg Goodfield, co-host of the Fox News political talk show “The Five”, was quoted as saying that the report from Ukraine was “just like any other story we have come across in the digital age.” A film is shot and re-enacted to generate some kind of emotional response from you, because it makes news companies profitable. ”
“This is not a medium that tries to elicit some emotional response,” Hall said. “It’s totally happening.”
“It’s a complete disaster,” he added. “And those caught in the middle are the real victims.”
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