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03/28/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wolf Blitzer Or Rick Sanchez? CNN Tension Reflects Dayside Identity Crisis

Blitzer has a loyal following in the Washington bureau, which, according to one CNN staffer, "tends to be more traditional in its approach to news." Sanchez, who incorporates Twitter heavily into the show, is viewed by some in Washington as merging entertainment more with the news content than is customary at the network, and at one point Howie Lutt, senior director for "The Situation Room," stood up and asked the roughly 200 staffers assembled in the bureau to raise their hands if they respect him or Blitzer as a journalist, according to network sources.

Almost everyone assembled raised their hand for Blitzer; only a few showed similar support for Sanchez.

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