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CNN DROPPED

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media

(Corrects paragraph 9 and 11 to drop reference to price increases; corrects paragraph 10 to say Dish dropped AMC in 2012 over a legal dispute and no...

The CNN Layoffs Begin

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi and Andrew Hart | Posted 10.15.2014 | Media

The slimming of the ranks at Turner Broadcasting has begun. Confirming earlier reports, the media conglomerate has reportedly cut positions from it...

Turner Broadcasting To Slash 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Media

Turner Broadcasting says it will be reducing its workforce by 10 percent in the coming weeks -- a move that will see an estimated 1,475 people losing ...

Turner Broadcasting To Undergo Major Layoffs

CNNMoney | Brian Stelter | Posted 10.06.2014 | Media

Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of CNN, will cut its total workforce by about 10 percent in the coming weeks through a mix of buyouts, layoffs...

The Fall of the House of Turner

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I believe that it will take a lot of news intelligence and creativity to turn CNN around. Cutting costs and firing guys will not do it.

Adobe in Pact with Turner to Stream Cable Nets

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Adobe today announced an agreement with Turner Broadcasting to provide its technology services to stream the digital, linear feed of of Turner's cable...

Man With Weapons Threatens Anchors Over Arias Coverage: Cops

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 07.23.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX -- A New York man has been arrested on allegations that he made threats on Twitter against two Turner Broadcasting anchors who angered him wit...

Lucas Kavner

Are We Measuring TV Ratings All Wrong?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

When it aired on television from 2003 to 2006, "Arrested Development" was a ratings disaster. The beloved Fox comedy's second season averaged out at a...

Report: Shaq Lands New Gig

Posted 09.09.2011 | Sports

Well, that didn't take long. According to CNBC's Darren Rovell, Shaquille O'Neal has landed a new gig, agreeing to join Turner Broadcasting. Rovell...

Bill Clinton or Eliot Spitzer: An Eleventh Anniversary Rumination

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Who do you think is more likely to attract an audience -- the charming, charismatic Clinton, or the mean and menacing Spitzer?

Upfront Week Theme: Network TV Is Stronger Than Ever!

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

In some ways, what was not on the screens and in the messages of most networks was more relevant and telling than all the high quality new and returning content that was presented.

Victims, Victims Everywhere on Time Warner's HLN

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

Last week when I blogged about CNN falling into fourth place in the cable news channel ratings, I became a victim of my blogging.

Ted Turner Would Fire Lou Dobbs

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

If Jonathan Klein were as responsible an executive as Ted Turner, and as conscientious a citizen as Ted Turner, he would be as concerned as Ted Turner about the danger of Lou Dobbs.