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Anchor swallows a fly while reporting live on air; wins praise for her composure
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Anchor swallows a fly while reporting live on air; wins praise for her composure

The job of a news anchor is not an easy one as one may face many challenges during a live broadcast. Canadian journalist Farah Nasser encountered one such problem during a live broadcast but her composure during the unbelievable situation is winning her plaudits online. Global News anchor Nasser was reporting on the floods in Pakistan, when she accidentally swallowed a fly live on air. “Pakistan has never seen an unbroken cycle of monsoons quite like this. Eight weeks of nonstop torrential rain, a national emergency has been invoked,” she says before pausing for a second as she accidentally swallowed a fly. However, she continued with the coverage. Seeing the funny side of the incident, she tweeted, “Sharing because we all need a laugh these days. Turns out it’s not just @fordnation, I...