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Inside The Complex Relationship Between Bill Cosby And Richard Pryor

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.24.2014 | Black Voices

Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor are two of the most important voices in modern comedy who also ended up as great friends, but they had a complicated rela...

Mark Whitaker Apologizes For Not Including Cosby Allegations In Biography

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE, Nov. 26: After New York Times reporter David Carr wrote a piece about Bill Cosby's "media enablers," author Mark Whitaker, who wrote "Cosby: H...

Al Jazeera America Closes In On Naming New President | Posted 08.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America is closing in on finding its president....

Tensions Rise Within CNN: Report

Posted 07.02.2012 | Media

Clashes between some of CNN's highest-level managers are a main source of tension and confusion within the network, the New York Post reported on Mond...

CNN Tackles Rising Gas Prices

Posted 04.29.2012 | Media

CNN kicked off its newest In Depth series about the rising price of gas on Monday. Mark Whitaker, the managing editor of CNN, introduced the serie...

CNN Exec's New Memoir Reveals His Struggle With Identity

Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

CNN Worldwide Executive Vice President Mark Whitaker discussed his new memoir on CNN's "American Morning" last week. Following his father's death, Whi...

Erin Burnett Anchors Out Front

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Regina Weinreich

In the elevator moving 9 floors up the Museum of Art and Design to Robert Restaurant, C and Jeffrey Toobin hotly debated the news of the day: the tria...

CNN Managing Editor Mark Whitaker: We Are Reaping the Benefits of Global Expansion

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

CNN's sizable investment in international coverage has paid off with increased television ratings and digital consumption, says Mark Whitaker, EVP and Managing Editor of CNN Worldwide, in this interview with Beet.TV.

CNN Host's Swipe At Fox News

Posted 09.02.2011 | Media

CNN's Fareed Zakaria said that the network he works for shouldn't try to get viewers of Fox News to watch it—because they won't. Zakaria spoke to...

CNN Steals Away NBC News Exec

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN Worldwide announced Friday that it has hired NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Mark Whitaker in the new role of Managing Editor. Whitaker, who joi...

Mark Whitaker Learns The Ropes Of Washington

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Mark Whitaker, the 51-year-old Washington bureau chief for NBC News, was chuckling to himself. All this talk about celebrities invad...

Mark Whitaker Named NBC News Washington Bureau Chief

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mark Whitaker, currently Senior Vice President at NBC News, has been named chief of the network's Washington, D.C. bureau, a spot that has remained va...

Russert Replacement Hunt: NBC News Washington Bureau Chief Slot Still Open

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While Russert's Sunday morning television appearances are what most Americans will miss most about the late Washington bureau chief of NBC, it was his...