CNN's press credentials were threatened in Venezuela just recently, and now the cable news network is facing the same pressure in Ukraine. Thursday night CNN correspondent Anna Coren told Anderson Cooper that her team was basically threatened by their hotel management to stop broadcasting or get out.
Speaking to Anderson Cooper via phone last night, CNN International reporter Anna Coren detailed how her crew were told to stop broadcasting from their Crimea hotel. “The management of our hotel that we’ve been staying at for over aShow More Summary
CNN's prime-time host talks to Yahoo News about the situation on the ground in the Ukraine capital, his approach to storytelling, and the time he slipped into Burma with a fake press pass — and found his calling.
"It's what I love about working at CNN, is the opportunity to be on the breaking wave of history," the CNN anchor tells THR. read more
Ex-RT anchor Liz Wahl made her first post-resignation TV appearance with Anderson Cooper Wednesday night, telling him that in the midst of the current Ukranian crisis, the "propagandist nature of RT came out in full force" and she couldn't bring herself to work there anymore.
CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos and Sunny Hostin served as occasional panelists on Anderson Cooper‘s short-lived 10pm roundtable show, and now CNN is trying the pair out together in that same hour on “Making The Case.” The half-hour show co-hosted by the attorneys will premiere Monday, March 10 at 10:30pmET. Show More Summary
On CNN last night, Anderson Cooper gave viewers an in-depth and harrowing look at the barricades Ukranians have been camping out in. Cooper said that there are "hundreds of protestors" living at the barricades until the cause they have been fighting for comes to fruition.
A look behind-the-scenes at Watch What Happens Live! reveals that when Arizona-bigot-destroyer Anderson Cooper is having a quiet, contemplative moment, his thoughts may be far from the CNN newsroom. Find out what he's thinking, AFTER THE JUMP...
Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. Anderson Cooper and Liam Neeson courageously engaged in a conversation on 60 Minutes that we rarely see on prime time TV. Cooper interviewed Neeson about the loss of his wife, Natasha Richardson, five years after she died in a skiing accident. Show More Summary
Arizona’s state legislature passed a bill this week that allows business owners to deny service to gays and lesbians. But let’s see them deny that Anderson Cooper just schooled Senator Al Melvin during his appearance on AC 360! The Senator appeared via satellite on the CNN program to debate SB 1062 - the bill he supported and [...]
Alec Baldwin did more than burn professional bridges in his recent rant at New York Magazine. The combustible actor also blasted various sections of the press, from Anderson Cooper to the team at Breitbart News. Now, Baldwin is returning to television in a role that seems an odd fit given his views. Show More Summary
After his first full year on the job, CNN Chief Jeff Zucker has led his dying cable news network to a disastrous February 2014. When compared to February 2013 (Zucker took over in January 2013) Deadline reports that Anderson Cooper lost 47% of his overall audience and 46% in the demo. Show More Summary
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The possible next governor of Arizona, ladies and gentlemen. We'll never know why Arizona State Senator Al Melvin agreed to appear on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 yesterday in defense of his state's Senate Bill 1062, which will allow all businesses to deny service to (gay) people for religious reasons. Show More Summary
Like you and everyone else who is sane, Anderson Cooper is done with all these dumb anti-gay "religious freedom" bills that are cropping up in a couple of states. Like, seriously fucking done with them. Read more...
In case you missed it, Anderson Cooper's evisceration of Arizona State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Al Melvin, a defender of the Arizona anti-gay "religious freedom" bill that is awaiting Governor Jan Brewer's signature, is pretty satisfying. Read more...
An Arizona state senator and gubernatorial hopeful is no match for Anderson Cooper in a debate over a 'religious freedom' bill. Featured Image: read more
Though he insists it has nothing to do with discrimination, Arizona State Sen. Al Melvin (R) can't explain why SB 1062 is needed to defend "religious freedom." The post Challenged By Anderson Cooper To Provide One Example To Justify Anti-Gay Bill, Arizona Senator Comes Up Empty appeared first on ThinkProgress.
CNN host Anderson Cooper battled with Arizona state Sen. Al Melvin (R) on Monday night over the fate of a state bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to lesbian and gay customers. Melvin is a candidate for governor who voted for the SB 1062 legislation and is urging Gov. Show More Summary