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CNN Anchor Apologizes For Calling Dallas Shooter 'Courageous And Brave'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.14.2015 | Media

A CNN anchor apologized Sunday after facing massive backlash for referring to a man who opened fire on a Dallas police station as "courageous and brav...

CNN Host Disses Joan Rivers For Walking Out Of Her Interview

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield reflected on Sunday about her now-famous interview with Joan Rivers. Whitfield was interviewing Rivers last weekend...

CNN Under Fire For Coverage Of Rape Trial

Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.17.2013 | Media
Kia Makarechi

CNN appears to have bet on the emotions of those it could show on camera -- for obvious reasons, the victim's identity has been protected, and the victim's family was not shown weeping in court. Networks know that people crying make for great TV. It's telling that this tone continued over multiple segments, despite a cadre of tweets and blog posts deriding the network's earlier coverage.

WATCH: CNN Apologizes After Second Reporter Uses N-Word Unbleeped

Posted 04.13.2012 | Media

CNN correspondent Susan Candiotti quoted rather profane language that went unbleeped while reporting on a story from Tulsa, Okla. on Sunday. Cand...

Jasper Schuringa, Northwest Plane 'Hero,' Wants Money For More Interviews After CNN Licenses Cell Image

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jasper Schuringa, the Northwest flight passenger who reportedly subdued Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, appeared on CNN Saturday for an interview with Fred...