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CNN DENIES IT PLANS TO AIR REALITY SHOWS

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN has denied a report that appeared in the New York Post on Monday claiming that it plans to launch a number of non-news reality shows. In a statement, the network acknowledged that it is considering “other nonfiction original series” for its weekend programming but said these would likely be travel and documentary series and […]

CNN PRESIDENT GIVEN A LONG GOODBYE

July 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jim Walton, who joined CNN a year and a half after it was founded and saw it rise to indomitable heights, only to witness its awkward descent over the course of the last decade, is stepping down as worldwide president, the cable news network announced on Friday. Walton, who started as a 25-year-old assistant at […]

NEW YORK POST: CNN’S JIM WALTON LIKELY TO BE OUSTED

June 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN may finally be preparing to take direct action to deal with its hemorrhaging ratings, although it is unlikely to make any significant moves before the Nov. 6 elections, the New York Post reported today (Friday), citing several unnamed sources. The newspaper said that senior management is drawing up a short list of potential candidates […]

NEW YORK POST: CNN’S JIM WALTON LIKELY TO BE OUSTED

June 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN may finally be preparing to take direct action to deal with its hemorrhaging ratings, although it is unlikely to make any significant moves before the Nov. 6 elections, the New York Post reported today (Friday), citing several unnamed sources. The newspaper said that senior management is drawing up a short list of potential candidates […]

ROGER AILES — AP ISN’T “NEUTRAL”

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Apparently Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes believes that the Associated Press is yet another mainstream news outlet that is neither fair nor balanced. In an interview with WOUB, a public radio station in Athens, OH, and reported by TVNewser.com, Ailes said that he began his career working at Ohio University’s radio station. “They used to […]

CNN U.S. HEAD JON KLEIN FIRED

September 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After failing to halt an unrelenting exodus of viewers and taking a pummeling from cable news rivals, CNN U.S. President Jon Klein was fired today (Friday). The news was first reported by the TV news website FTV.com, which published a memo to staff from Jim Walton, president of CNN Worldwide, in which Klein’s departure was […]