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Even I Can't Change CNN

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

I am waiting for Ken Jautz to take me to lunch. Jautz is the new head of CNN. I helped get him his job. I wrote a column in the August issue of Vanity...

Justicia Poetica: Dobbs Rises and Then Falls Thanks to Immigrants

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As I watched the sad eyes of Lou Dobbs last night while he bade an abrupt farewell to his long career at CNN, I shed the tears that he apparently couldn't. I was inspired by the power of the movement to oust him.

BastaDobbs Responds to Invite from Lou

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As we made our case today at CNN's headquarters for Lou Dobbs to be fired, the producers of Dobbs' show emailed me with an invitation to appear on tonight's show. Here's my response.

Earth to Lou: It Could Have Been Different

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Potok

It didn't have to end this way for Lou Dobbs. He could have been a contender. But Dobbs, a supremely self-confident man who often mentions his Harvard education in private conversation, just wouldn't listen.

CNN, You Can't Have It Both Ways: It's Either Dobbs or Your Latino Future

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

A few hours of serious reporting on Latinos by sunny Soledad O'Brien can't make up for thousands of hours of anti-Latino extremism from the dark Lou Dobbs.

This is About CNN: Anti-Dobbs Movement Not Just Targeting Dobbs

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Countless journalists have produced reports documenting the falsehoods and fakery that pass for "news" on Dobbs' show. Yet, all we get from Dobbs are half-hearted apologies, lame excuses and more of the same.

As Movement Demanding CNN Dump Him Grows, Dobbs Plays Victim

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Faced with a growing movement of communities demanding that CNN drop his program, Lou Dobbs responded Friday with one of his favorite postures: the victimized defender of American virtue.

Latinos to CNN: Dump Dobbs Now

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Latinos are increasingly making the connection between racism in the media and discrimination in their hometowns and concluding that Lou Dobbs is the most dangerous man for Latinos in America.

Klein Puts CNN's "Most Trusted" Brand at Risk

Eric E. Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric E. Burns

On July 23, CNN president Jon Klein acted like the head of a serious news network. On July 24, he acted like an intern for Lou Dobbs.

Jon Klein Hits 4-Years As CNN U.S. President: An Anniversary Fact Check

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN/U.S. President Jon Klein is about to hit his four-year anniversary at the helm of the news network, with one full Presidential election cycle unde...

CNN Spending Spree: Parties, Holograms, Gizmos, & Talent

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Along the way, CNN sponsored seven debates (by contrast, CBS, the Tiffany network, threw exactly none). In the run-up to the election, it piled up a r...

CNN, NBC News Bosses Fire Back: Jon Klein, Steve Capus Dismiss Palin's Media Criticism As Political Ploy

Broadcasting & Cable | Marisa Guthrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After several primetime speakers at this week's Republican National Convention unleashed a barrage of attacks on the news media for their coverage of ...

CNN's Klein: We Focus On "Substance, Not Horse Race"

TVNewser | Chris Ariens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With two more debates next week, CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein is confident his political team has found the formula for success. "Letting the candidat...

CNN Prez: MSNBC "Give[s] Up Trying To Cover The News In Any Meaningful Way"

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN Worldwide, he told the troops, was enjoying its fourth straight year of double-digit profit growth. "It hasn't been the greatest news year," Mr. K...