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COURIC ROASTS ZUCKER

November 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Katie Couric was among the celebrities taking potshots at her onetime boss, NBC President Jeff Zucker, at a Frank Stanton Award luncheon in New York Monday that actually turned out more nearly to resemble a Friars Club roast. Alluding to Rick Sanchez’s recent remarks that got him fired from CNN, Couric said that Zucker is […]

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 […]

RICK SANCHEZ BREAKS HIS SILENCE

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After days of silence, Rick Sanchez has released a statement saying that he phoned Jon Stewart “to apologize for my inartful comments from last week.” His use of the term “inartful” will likely not mollify his critics. It appears in no printed dictionary and the late William Safire wrote in 2008 that it came into […]

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 […]

RICK SANCHEZ’S WIFE COMMENTS ON FIRING

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez has yet to comment publicly on his firing last week, but his wife Suzanne has. Writing on her Facebook “wall,” Suzanne said that her husband apologized to Jon Stewart for his remarks during a radio interview last week. “Jon was gracious and called Rick ‘thin-skinned.’ He’s right,” she wrote. She […]

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 […]