Andrew Brown (CNN journalist)

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Andrew Brown is a British-born journalist who spent most of his career in Hong Kong.[1] He is best known for producing technology-related features for CNN, which he joined in 2000. He reported on humorous stories, like on machines which allegedly track women's hormonal cycles,[2] translate animal sounds[3] or control dreams. He has also reported on more serious topics like computer passwords[1] and Sars.[4] Previously, he reported on-air for CNBC Asia and TVB Pearl, both while based in Hong Kong.

In February 2010, he won almost £4.5 million in damages after having been paralysed at a UK hospital.[5][6] A fundraising dinner was held for him in Hong Kong, where he worked for 15 years, in 2009.

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  1. ^ a b Andrew Brown[permanent dead link]
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 March 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ CNN.com - SARS, the lonely disease - Apr. 20, 2003
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20110721134849/http://www.leighday.co.uk/news/news-archive-2010/paralysed-tv-correspondent-wins-a34.5-million-in. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)