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The Fall of the House of Turner

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.05.2014 | 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.

Jason Linkins

Meet Your Taxpayer-Subsidized Farm Bill Billionaires!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

When most people think about farm subsidies, chances are they do not immediately think "massive taxpayer money boondoggle that should be cut from the ...

Jim Walton's Final Memo To CNN Staffers

Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

CNN Worldwide president Jim Walton bid CNN staffers farewell in his final memo to employees. Amidst record low ratings, Walton announced his resign...

Why Mitt Romney's Anti-Union Platform Is Very Bad for U.S. Workers and Their Families

Laura Merriman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Laura Merriman

Under President Obama, however, unemployment rates have continued to decrease. Also, even if there are 12 million new jobs under Romney, what types of jobs will they be? Given Romney's stances and allegiances, he is probably talking about poverty wage jobs.

Christina Wilkie

Walmart Heir Accused Of Illegal Political Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

An advocacy group on Friday filed a Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint alleging that Walmart heir Jim Walton violated campaign finance laws b...

Zucker To Exit 'Katie': Report

Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

Jeff Zucker is looking to exit his role as executive producer of Katie Couric's new daytime talk show, Deadline Hollywood reported on Wednesday. T...

MSNBC Chief On CNN's Short List?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

MSNBC president Phil Griffin says he has been approached to run CNN, Michael Wolff reported in Monday's USA Today. Amidst record-low ratings, CNN c...

CNN Searches For President As Walton Prepares To Leave Network

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media

CNN is still actively searching for its new worldwide president, who will replace Jim Walton when he steps down at the end of the year. As we have ...

CNN Switches to 24-Hour Real Estate Ads Format

Spencer Green | Posted 10.06.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

CNN's latest numbers indicate that the network is now viewed predominantly by adult males with Crohn's disease who forgot to turn their televisions off and Long-toed salamanders between the ages of four and eight.

Cable News Ratings As Election Indicators II

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

July ratings are now in and Fox News viewers continue to outnumber the viewers of the three other cable news channels by a tiny margin.

Time Warner Chief Laments CNN Challenges Ahead

Posted 08.02.2012 | Media

Amidst record low ratings, Time Warner-owned CNN reportedly has major changes coming its way. Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes recently told reporter...

CNN CHIEF OUT

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.26.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — CNN chief Jim Walton said Friday he is quitting, saying the company needs new leadership at a time its flagship U.S. network is suffe...

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...

Maddow: O'Reilly A 'Race-Baiting F**k"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow called Bill O'Reilly a "race-baiting f*ck," CNN tried to hire Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews wanted Phil Donahue out of MSNBC. Th...

Third Quarter Cable News: Bad News for All Networks, But Hope for a Better CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Could it be that the decline in news viewers is symptomatic of a general and genuine disgust by news viewers who are just fed up with the kind of news being fed to them?

13 Ridiculously Expensive Holiday Gifts For Wall Streeters (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some tycoons are known for being frugal. Walmart's Jim Walton is said to drive an old Dodge Dakota, while IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad reportedly stic...

CNN Wire Service Takes On AP, Luring AP's Disgruntled Newspaper Customers

New York Times | Tim Arango and Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN, in the afterglow of an election season of record ratings for cable news, is elbowing in on a new line of business: catering to financially strain...

Primaries Help CNN's Profits Double

The New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The morning after the Democratic primary debate on Feb. 21, while both sides argued over who had come out ahead, there was one clear winner: CNN. The ...