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SANCHEZ: “I SCREWED UP”

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rick Sanchez made his first television appearance this morning (Friday) since being fired by CNN last week for calling Jon Stewart a bigot and implying that Jews controlled the news media. What he had intended to focus on, he said during an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s Good Morning America, was that cable and […]

PARKER SPITZER LOOKS LIKE CNN’S LATEST DISASTER

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN’s Parker Spitzer, which received scathing reviews after its debut Monday night, flopped in the ratings as well, according to figures released Tuesday by Nielsen Research. The premiere attracted just 454,000 viewers, versus 3,112,000 for Bill O’Reilly on Fox News and 1,115,000 for Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. Even Nancy Grace on CNN’s sibling network HLN […]

BLACK JOURNALISTS DECRY ALL-WHITE PRIMETIME ON CNN, MSNBC

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Association of Black Journalists on Friday lashed out at CNN for its decision to replace Campbell Brown in the 8:00 p.m. time slot with two white co-hosts, Kathleen Parker and Eliot Spitzer. “The company missed another opportunity to place a person of color in prime time,” NABJ said in a statement. “Are you […]

CAMPBELL BROWN TO LEAVE CNN, BLAMES LOW RATINGS

May 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With CNN’s ratings plunging to record lows, Campbell Brown, whose eponymous primetime show ranks ratings-wise as the lowest of the lows, announced today (Wednesday) that she is stepping down as soon as a replacement can be found. In a statement, she observed that she could have written a typical letter of resignation. “I could have […]