By Daniel Burke, CNN Belief Blog Editor (CNN) – Books, filled with prayers for peace, splattered with blood. Sacred vestments shredded by bullets and knives. Lifeless bodies in the sanctuary. The rabbis had gathered to ask God to bestow blessings upon their troubled land. Their prayers were interrupted by two men wielding butcher knives and […]
Three of CNN’s successful Original Series have been picked up for additional seasons, CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker announced today.
In 2012, CNN branched out into producing original films and series, landing hits with the acclaimed documentary "Blackfish" and foodie-travel show "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown." Last week, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker delivered...Show More Summary
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker talks with the South China Morning Post: I think I inherited a company with a long proud tradition, with an iconic brand, that had gotten a little unsure of itself, especially in the U.S., in the partisan...Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. AMC Networks Buys 49.9 Percent Stake in BBC America (TVNewser) AMC Networks has agreed to purchase a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America from BBC Worldwide for $200 million. Show More Summary
CNN | USA Today CNN Worldwide will cut about 300 positions, Brian Stelter reports. Its parent company, Turner Broadcasting, wants to reduce its number of employees by about 10 percent. About 130 of the CNN cuts are coming from buyouts, Stelter writes. Show More Summary
Turner Broadcasting, the parent company of CNN, announced today that it was laying off 10% of its staff worldwide, with the news network slated to lose 300 employees via buyouts and layoffs, as part of an initiative to "save money and refocus investment."
CNN’s Don Lemon was memorably mocked back March for throwing it out there on live national television that maybe missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 was swallowed up by a black hole. CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker thought it was stupid, too.
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker held another of his town hall meetings Wednesday, this time with employees at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta. An insider tells us Zucker laid out the top strategic priorities for CNN, the highest being covering breaking news. Show More Summary
Nouriel Roubini, economics proffessor at NYU, has these 6 things to caution us about in our economic recovery (from a June interview on CNN): 1. Developing markets will suffer as the US raises interest rates, worldwide interest for raw materials fades and China slows. Show More Summary
After nearly 21 months as the president of CNN Worldwide, Jeff Zucker has determined that the cable news business, which the network created more than 34 years ago, is not a “very healthy” medium. As a result, he has turned his attention to developing non-fiction series instead of news programs, in an effort to reverse the network’s […]
It appears that CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker’s ambitious plans to remake the network are about to come to a screeching halt with his announcement that layoffs are looming in the near future. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Turner Broadcasting CEO John Martin sent a memo to the employees suggesting that layoffs may […]
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker shared grim news with some staffers this past week. On the same day Turner CEO John Martin sent a memo to all Turner Broadcasting employees hinting at layoffs...Show More Summary
Opinion by Candida Moss, special to CNN (CNN) – When Pope Francis arrives in South Korea on Wednesday for a five-day visit, he’ll get a look at just the kind of church he’s been trying to create worldwide. The trip, planned to coincide with Asia Youth Day, marks the first time a pope has visited […]
The media coverage of the current Israeli-Hamas conflict has been decidedly anti-Israel, and the lack of reporting on growing anti-Semitism worldwide has only made it more apparent. Surprisingly, on the July 28 edition of At This Hour...Show More Summary
They may be regarded as man’s best friend by many, but there are still a lot of countries worldwide who believe in putting dogs on the menu, and CNN’s John Stutter believes America should seriously think about joining their ranks. In an opinion piece for CNN, Stutter suggests that putting dogs on the menu is
During a CNN interview on Sunday, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed worldwide sympathy for the hundreds of Palestinian civilians killed in Gaza bombing by saying, "All civilian casualties are unintended by us, but intended by Hamas. Show More Summary
Alisyn Camerota left Fox News Channel in March after 16 years as reporter and anchor. CNN announced on its blog this morning that she has moved to CNN Worldwide as anchor. She begins her new job today. “I have been a fan of Alisyn’s...Show More Summary
Veteran anchor and reporter Alisyn Camerota has joined CNN Worldwide as an anchor.
By Michael Pearson, CNN (CNN) - Are you stoned? That's the message Pope Francis seemed to be sending lawmakers Friday, saying the growing worldwide trend toward legalizing recreational drugs is a very, very bad idea. "Drug addiction is an evil, and with evil there can be no yielding or compromise," he told participants at the […]