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In Atlanta Town Hall, Zucker Pushes Back that NYC is Becoming CNN’s ‘Creative Nucleus’

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: 6 Worries That May Hurt Our Economic Recovery

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

CNN President Jeff Zucker Envisions More Series—Says Cable News Is Not a “Very Healthy” Medium

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 […]

Reality Bites—CNN President Zucker Says Network Will Have to “Do Less With Less”

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 […]

Jeff Zucker: ‘We Are Going to Do Less and Have to Do It With Less’

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

Five ways South Korea might be the church of the future

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 […]

CNN Reports Anti-Semitic Protests in Europe, Notes ‘Blurred’ Lines Between Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

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

Should We Eat Our Pets? CNN’S John Sutter Argues Putting Dogs On The Menu May Be Beneficial

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

Netanyahu Refers to 'Telegenically Dead Palestinians'

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

Former Fox News Anchor Alisyn Camerota Joins CNN

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

Alisyn Camerota Joins CNN as Anchor

Veteran anchor and reporter Alisyn Camerota has joined CNN Worldwide as an anchor.

Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legal

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 […]

Hey, Isn’t That…

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Hey isn't that former TVNewser editor now host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" Brian Stelter and former FishbowlDC editor turned publicist for CNN Worldwide Matt Dornic at yesterday's closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange? It is! Stelter...Show More Summary

Obama makes a Starbucks run

Washington (CNN) - The afternoon coffee run – it's a must for office workers worldwide, including, apparently, President Barack Obama. At around 2:30 p.m. ET on Monday, the commander-in-chief – with little warning to his aides, security detail or the press that follow him everywhere – burst the White House bubble and walked a block […]

CNN President Jeff Zucker Tells Staff He Is “Proud” to Work at CNN

CNN Worldwide President Issued  a memo to the staff at CNN telling them how “proud” he was to work at the network. From: Jeff Zucker, CNN Worldwide Sent: Friday, May 30, 2014 12:39 PM To: All CNN Staff (TBS); HLN Staff (TBS) Subject: This is CNN May 30, 2014 I wanted to take a moment […]

Jeff Zucker: CNN Won’t be ‘Shamed’ Into Benghazi Coverage

Capital New York reports CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker won't allow CNN to be "shamed" into covering special committee hearings on the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. in Benghazi, Libya. "We're not going to be shamed into it by...Show More Summary

CNN Ad Sales EVP on Selling Traditional Newscasts vs. Original Series

CNN Worldwide EVP of ad sales Katrina Cukaj talks to Capital New York about the differences between selling traditional newscasts and original series, which the network continues to add to its lineup: There are so many incredible headlines...Show More Summary

Al Sharpton vs The Teleprompter: The Eternal Struggle

5 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The current state of American cable news is just depressing.  Partisan politics, bickering, making a mockery of “breaking news” and so much more.  CNN has lost their dignity and turned a name that was once a worldwide leader in news into a punchline for late night comedians.  Fox News thinks scary, scary diversity is out […]

Zucker Explains 9 P.M. Shift: Talk Show ‘Genre Is No Longer Viable’

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker talked up the network at CNN's upfronts Thursday, after the announcement about CNN's new plans for content in the 9 and 10 P.M. slots. Zucker said that the talk show format CNN had with Larry King and Piers Morgan just isn't interesting anymore.

CNN Chief Jeff Zucker: The Interview Show Is Not a Viable Genre

"There are just too many outlets with not enough big gets for a pure talk show to thrive any longer," said the CNN Worldwide president in introducing a slate of original series and films for the 9 p.m. slot previously occupied by Larry King and Piers Morgan. read more

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