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23rd Mar '17 8:01:28 AM dmcreif
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* [[Creator/DeborahAnnWoll Karen Page]] from ''Series/Daredevil2015'' and ''Series/ThePunisher''. She is mentored in fact-finding and gathering by Ben Urich throughout season 1 of ''Daredevil'', and her investigative work into Frank Castle in season 2 impresses Mitchell Ellison enough for him to hire her on at the ''New York Bulletin''.

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* [[Creator/DeborahAnnWoll Karen Page]] from ''Series/Daredevil2015'' ''Series/Daredevil2015'', ''Series/IronFist2017'', ''Series/TheDefenders2017'', and ''Series/ThePunisher''. She is mentored in fact-finding and gathering by Ben Urich throughout season 1 of ''Daredevil'', and her investigative work into Frank Castle in season 2 impresses Mitchell Ellison enough for him to hire her on at the ''New York Bulletin''. She also has connections to two of the Defenders, as Matt's former office assistant, and also leaking a story on Danny Rand's decision to close a Rand chemical plant.
16th Mar '17 9:02:33 PM dmcreif
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* [[Creator/DeborahAnnWoll Karen Page]] from ''Series/Daredevil2015'' and ''Series/ThePunisher''. She is mentored in fact-finding and gathering by Ben Urich throughout season 1 of ''Daredevil'', and her investigative work into Frank Castle in season 2 impresses Mitchell Ellison enough for him to hire her on at the ''New York Bulletin''.
7th Mar '17 9:55:16 AM ablackraptor
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A popular character in action movies and cop shows, as it's a good way to introduce a love interest who has a plausible reason for following the hero into danger. Sometimes overlaps with ActionGirl, though it predates the latter trope's popularity by a good many decades, as it was more acceptable for a woman to be a nosy Boswell than a butt-kicking Battle Babe.

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A popular character in action movies and cop shows, as it's a good way to introduce a love interest who has a plausible reason for following the hero into danger. Sometimes overlaps with ActionGirl, though it predates the latter trope's popularity by a good many decades, as it was more acceptable for a woman to be a nosy Boswell than a butt-kicking Battle Babe.
Babe. Likewise, this is a particularly common choice for superhero love interests, for the same reason as above, while also making a convenient excuse as to ''why'' the hero needs to keep saving the same woman over-and-over.



%%* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
%%** Lois Lane, Superman's primary LoveInterest, may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.
%%** While Superman is, well, a superhero, his Clark Kent facade has been referred to as quite handsome once in a while.
%%* Vicki Vale, particularly/ridiculously with Creator/FrankMiller's ''ComicBook/AllStarBatmanAndRobinTheBoyWonder'' take on her.
%%* Betty Brant from ''{{Spider-Man}}''. Also Norah Winters, who is very, ''very'' aware that she falls into this category.
%%* Iris West and Linda Park from ''Comicbook/TheFlash''. Both were reporters, love interests, and later wives of the second and third incarnations of the Flash respectively.

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%%* * ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
%%** ** Lois Lane, Superman's primary LoveInterest, may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.
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trope; in almost all her incarnations she's a very attractive woman who's also an exceptional reporter.
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While Superman is, well, a superhero, his Clark Kent facade has been referred to as quite handsome once in a while.
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while. He tries to downplay this best he can however, but he's still something of a ChickMagnet, making him a male example of this.
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Vicki Vale, particularly/ridiculously who sometimes serves as a Lois Lane expy for Batman/Gotham-related comics, likewise tends to be depicted as both a particularly attractive woman and a skilled reporter. This was taken to a ridiculous extreme with Creator/FrankMiller's ''ComicBook/AllStarBatmanAndRobinTheBoyWonder'' take on her.
%%* * Betty Brant from ''{{Spider-Man}}''. Also ''{{Spider-Man}}'', though originally an assistant, eventually became a reporter herself, and was always depicted as a pretty young woman; this was best exemplified in the Flash Thompson ''ComicBook/{{Venom}} series during the time where she was Flash's love interest.
** After ''ComicBook/OneMoreDay'',
Norah Winters, Winters is introduced, a reporter who is very, ''very'' aware that she falls into this category.
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category, and serves as one of Peter's potential new love interests.
** Though a freelance photogropher rather than a journalist, like Clark Kent Peter himself can fall into this. Though initially quite a skinny looking youth, he's often drawn as the PrettyBoy, and he's something of a magnet for women.
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Iris West and Linda Park from ''Comicbook/TheFlash''. Both were reporters, love interests, and later wives of the second and third incarnations of the Flash respectively.respectively. Both are typically very attractive women (less so for Iris after Barry's death, where she returns from the future as a grandmother), with Linda in particular being a minor MsFanservice.
25th Feb '17 2:27:53 PM Larkmarn
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** The unamed tv reporter woman that is a sort of RecurringExtra.

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** %%** The unamed tv reporter woman that is a sort of RecurringExtra.



* [[PunnyName Ketsuno Ana]] from ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', a news reporter that Gintoki adores. [[spoiler: Her name is homonymous to the japanese word for anus.]]

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* %%* [[PunnyName Ketsuno Ana]] from ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', a news reporter that Gintoki adores. [[spoiler: Her name is homonymous to the japanese word for anus.]]



** In ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]'', Amuro's on-and-off SatelliteLoveInterest Beltochika Irma reinvents herself into this during the Dakar arc. She turns out to have quite the IntrepidReporter side, too, as [[spoiler: she manages to record a ''brutal'' Mobile Suit fight that Quattro/Char later masterfully uses to uncover the brutalities of the Titans.]]
** In ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'', Miriallia "Milly" Haww has gone from a BridgeBunny to this, and is seen taking photos in a war zone. [[spoiler: She later retakes her BridgeBunny side, though.]]

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** %%** In ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]'', Amuro's on-and-off SatelliteLoveInterest Beltochika Irma reinvents herself into this during the Dakar arc. She turns out to have quite the IntrepidReporter side, too, as [[spoiler: she manages to record a ''brutal'' Mobile Suit fight that Quattro/Char later masterfully uses to uncover the brutalities of the Titans.]]
** %%** In ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'', Miriallia "Milly" Haww has gone from a BridgeBunny to this, and is seen taking photos in a war zone. [[spoiler: She later retakes her BridgeBunny side, though.]]



* Rosetta Riley in ''Anime/MarvelDiskWarsTheAvengers'', of the suspiciously specifically named "Big News Channel". [[spoiler: She's actually one of Loki's minions.]]

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* %%* Rosetta Riley in ''Anime/MarvelDiskWarsTheAvengers'', of the suspiciously specifically named "Big News Channel". [[spoiler: She's actually one of Loki's minions.]]



* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
** Lois Lane, Superman's primary LoveInterest, may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.
** While Superman is, well, a superhero, his Clark Kent facade has been referred to as quite handsome once in a while.

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* %%* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
** %%** Lois Lane, Superman's primary LoveInterest, may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.
** %%** While Superman is, well, a superhero, his Clark Kent facade has been referred to as quite handsome once in a while.



* Iris West and Linda Park from ''Comicbook/TheFlash''. Both were reporters, love interests, and later wives of the second and third incarnations of the Flash respectively.

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* %%* Iris West and Linda Park from ''Comicbook/TheFlash''. Both were reporters, love interests, and later wives of the second and third incarnations of the Flash respectively.



* Franchise/ArchieComics has the male example of Kevin Keller.

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* %%* Franchise/ArchieComics has the male example of Kevin Keller.



* Summer, one of the potential love interests for the main character in ''Film/DefinitelyMaybe''.

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* %%* Summer, one of the potential love interests for the main character in ''Film/DefinitelyMaybe''.



* In the action movie ''Film/{{Metro}}'' (1997) the main character, Scott Roper, is dating a British photojournalist, Veronica "Ronnie" Tate.

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* %%* In the action movie ''Film/{{Metro}}'' (1997) the main character, Scott Roper, is dating a British photojournalist, Veronica "Ronnie" Tate.



* Lexie in ''Film/{{Leatherheads}}'', who almost immediately becomes the object of a love triangle with Dodge and Carter.

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* %%* Lexie in ''Film/{{Leatherheads}}'', who almost immediately becomes the object of a love triangle with Dodge and Carter.
21st Feb '17 6:36:06 PM harostar
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* ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' features one that plays a [[SmallRoleBigImpact small but vital]] role in the series. In his youth, Yoshimura became romantically involved with Ukina, a human woman. Their union produced the legendary HalfHumanHybrid, the One-Eyed Owl -- [[spoiler: Eto / Sen Takatsuki]]. Unfortunately for the young family, Ukina was an undercover reporter investigating the secret organization her lover worked for. When she was found out, the organization had her murdered -- her lover went into retirement, trying to atone for his past....while their child went on to launch a decades-long RoaringRampageOfRevenge.
8th Feb '17 6:03:52 AM GlitteringFlowers
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%%* Kiyomi Takada in ''Manga/DeathNote''. More so in TheMovie.

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%%* * Kiyomi Takada in ''Manga/DeathNote''. More so in TheMovie.from ''Manga/DeathNote'' is a very lovely-looking news anchor and TV reporter.



%% * ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'':
%%** Kinue Crossroad from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', [[spoiler: Who pays with her ''life''.]]
%%** Beltochika Irma, during the Dakar arc in ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]''.
%%** Miriallia Haww in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''.

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%% * ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'':
%%** ** Kinue Crossroad from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' is Saji's older sister and a very beautiful young woman. [[spoiler: Who pays with her ''life''.Sadly, the last person she wants to interview is an AxCrazy JerkAss and he kills her.]]
%%** Beltochika Irma, during the Dakar arc in ** In ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]''.
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Gundam]]'', Amuro's on-and-off SatelliteLoveInterest Beltochika Irma reinvents herself into this during the Dakar arc. She turns out to have quite the IntrepidReporter side, too, as [[spoiler: she manages to record a ''brutal'' Mobile Suit fight that Quattro/Char later masterfully uses to uncover the brutalities of the Titans.]]
** In ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'',
Miriallia "Milly" Haww has gone from a BridgeBunny to this, and is seen taking photos in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''.a war zone. [[spoiler: She later retakes her BridgeBunny side, though.]]



%%* Wolfgangina Lala Getto from ''Manga/ZombiePowder''.

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%%* * Wolfgangina Lala Getto from ''Manga/ZombiePowder''.''Manga/ZombiePowder'' is a very busty IntrepidReporter who fights crime with her masterful journalism skills and has brought down several big name criminals by the time Gamma runs into her.



* ComicBook/LoisLane, main love interest of ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'', who may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.

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* ComicBook/LoisLane, main love interest of ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'', who ''Franchise/{{Superman}}''
** Lois Lane, Superman's primary LoveInterest,
may be one of the earliest examples of the trope.trope.
** While Superman is, well, a superhero, his Clark Kent facade has been referred to as quite handsome once in a while.
8th Jan '17 1:02:51 PM nombretomado
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%%* Filthy assistants on ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' are reporters in training. Nothing about Yelena, but Shannon certainly qualifies because she is, well, a former stripper.

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%%* Filthy assistants on ''{{Transmetropolitan}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'' are reporters in training. Nothing about Yelena, but Shannon certainly qualifies because she is, well, a former stripper.
7th Jan '17 2:05:31 PM rafi
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* Riko Kumabukuro in ''Manga/Eyeshield21''. Her good looks were how she managed to get an interview with Agon.

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* ''Manga/Eyeshield21'':
** The unamed tv reporter woman that is a sort of RecurringExtra.
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Riko Kumabukuro in ''Manga/Eyeshield21''.Kumabukuro. Her good looks were how she managed to get an interview with Agon.
2nd Jan '17 3:49:08 AM rafi
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* Kazumi Asakura from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Always out for the latest scoop and never short of bare skin to show.
%%* Kinue Crossroad from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', [[spoiler: Who pays with her ''life''.]]
%%* Beltochika Irma, during the Dakar arc in ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]''.
%%* Miriallia Haww in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''.
* [[PunnyName Ketsuno Ana]] from ''{{Manga/Gintama}}'', a news reporter that Gintoki adores. [[spoiler: Her name is homonymous to the japanese word for anus.]]
%%* Kiyomi Takada in ''Manga/DeathNote''. More so in TheMovie.

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* Kazumi Asakura %%* Sybil from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Always out for the latest scoop and never short of bare skin to show.
%%* Kinue Crossroad from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', [[spoiler: Who pays with her ''life''.]]
%%* Beltochika Irma, during the Dakar arc in ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]''.
%%* Miriallia Haww in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''.
* [[PunnyName Ketsuno Ana]] from ''{{Manga/Gintama}}'', a news reporter that Gintoki adores. [[spoiler: Her name is homonymous to the japanese word for anus.]]
%%* Kiyomi Takada in ''Manga/DeathNote''. More so in TheMovie.
''Manga/BlackMagicM66'' qualifies.



%%* Natsuko Shouno from ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}''.
%%* Wolfgangina Lala Getto from ''Manga/ZombiePowder''.
* Partially, Miyako Sakuragawa from ''Manga/PrivatePrince''. She's pretty and busty, but her very relaxed fashion sense doesn't remark on this.
%%* Sybil from ''{{Black Magic M-66}}'' qualifies.
%%* Akari Tsukumo, older sister to protagonist Yuma Tsukumo in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'', is a journalist. With just one good look at her in the manga, and this trope definitely applies.

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%%* Natsuko Shouno from ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}''.
%%* Wolfgangina Lala Getto from ''Manga/ZombiePowder''.
* Partially, Miyako Sakuragawa from ''Manga/PrivatePrince''. She's pretty and busty, but her very relaxed fashion sense doesn't remark on this.
%%* Sybil from ''{{Black Magic M-66}}'' qualifies.
%%* Akari Tsukumo, older sister to protagonist Yuma Tsukumo
Kiyomi Takada in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'', is a journalist. With just one ''Manga/DeathNote''. More so in TheMovie.
* Riko Kumabukuro in ''Manga/Eyeshield21''. Her
good look at her in the manga, and this trope definitely applies.looks were how she managed to get an interview with Agon.


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* [[PunnyName Ketsuno Ana]] from ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'', a news reporter that Gintoki adores. [[spoiler: Her name is homonymous to the japanese word for anus.]]
%% * ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'':
%%** Kinue Crossroad from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'', [[spoiler: Who pays with her ''life''.]]
%%** Beltochika Irma, during the Dakar arc in ''[[Anime/MobileSuitZetaGundam Zeta Gundam]]''.
%%** Miriallia Haww in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''.
%%* Natsuko Shouno from ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}''.
* Kazumi Asakura from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''. Always out for the latest scoop and never short of bare skin to show.
* Rosetta Riley in ''Anime/MarvelDiskWarsTheAvengers'', of the suspiciously specifically named "Big News Channel". [[spoiler: She's actually one of Loki's minions.]]


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* Partially, Miyako Sakuragawa from ''Manga/PrivatePrince''. She's pretty and busty, but her very relaxed fashion sense doesn't remark on this.
* Akari Tsukumo, older sister to protagonist Yuma Tsukumo in ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'', is a journalist. With just one good look at her in the manga, and this trope definitely applies.
%%* Wolfgangina Lala Getto from ''Manga/ZombiePowder''.
26th Dec '16 8:40:13 PM nombretomado
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%%* Jackie from ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' and ''AshesToAshes''. Bonus points for being Scottish and all the UST with the show's [[DaChief chief]] CowboyCop, Gene Hunt. Between the series, they even had a one-night stand...[[spoiler:or so Jackie pretends when she's ''pregnant'', for the lulz.]]

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%%* Jackie from ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' and ''AshesToAshes''.''Series/AshesToAshes''. Bonus points for being Scottish and all the UST with the show's [[DaChief chief]] CowboyCop, Gene Hunt. Between the series, they even had a one-night stand...[[spoiler:or so Jackie pretends when she's ''pregnant'', for the lulz.]]
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