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MCCARTNEY TO TALK TO SCOTLAND YARD ABOUT HACKING

August 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Paul McCartney said on Thursday that he plans to meet with Scotland Yard following allegations by ex-wife Heather Mills that a voicemail from McCartney while they were in the throes of breaking up had been hacked by a reporter working for the London Daily Mirror. Speaking via satellite from Cincinnati to the Television Critics Association […]

PARKER OUT, SPITZER STAYS AT CNN

February 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN has ousted Kathleen Parker from the program she has hosted with Eliot Spitzer for the past four months, the New York Times reported today (Friday). The cable news network said that the program will be reformatted and retitled In the Arena, with an ensemble group, including newsmakers, guests and contributors joining Spitzer. Beginning Monday, […]

CNN HIRES EX-NBC NEWS HEAVYWEIGHT TO PRODUCE MORGAN’S SHOW

November 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN is mobilizing some heavy hitters to reinvigorate its 9:00 p.m. hour when Larry King departs. Having already announced that Piers Morgan will replace King, the cable news network said Monday that it is bringing aboard veteran news producer Jonathan Wald, who oversaw NBC’s Today show and NBC Nightly News, to exec produce Piers Morgan […]

RICK SANCHEZ OUT AT CNN AFTER CALLING JON STEWART A “BIGOT”

October 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rick Sanchez, host of CNN’s Rick’s List, was booted by the cable news channel after calling Jon Stewart a “bigot” during a radio interview and complaining that “everybody who runs CNN” is, like Stewart, Jewish. Appearing on Pete Dominick’s Sirius radio show to promote his new book, Conventional Idiocy, the Cuban-American Sanchez went on 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 […]