Tag: CNN

Anderson Cooper Explores Grief and Loss in Deeply Personal Podcast

Anderson Cooper has never been a big crier. In fact, he has been a model of cool when covering world conflicts and natural disasters as a CNN anchor and “60 Minutes” correspondent. In person, he can come across as removed, dispassionate, unflappable. But undertaking a podcast about grief and loss opened up something in him, […]

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Sorry, People Who Work At CNN, But You’re Not Allowed To Get Hammered On Air Anymore (Unless You’re Anderson Cooper Or Andy Cohen)

If you’re one of those people who spends New Year’s Eve watching CNN — and who isn’t — this year’s soiree is going to be a little different. There’s a new sheriff in town, namely CEO Chris Licht, and he’s been cleaning things up. One of his changes is a new rule for their NYE […]

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Nancy Pelosi Teases Decision About Her Future in Congress

“This is a time, long overdue, for healing,” she said, quickly adding that the Republican Party, which she said she once respected, had been “yielding to a cult — to a thug, actually, as I see it.” Around the same time the interview aired on Monday, the person she was referring to, former President Donald […]

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TV Prepares for a Chaotic Midterm Night

Gearing up to report this year’s midterm election results, American television networks are facing an uncomfortable question: How many viewers will believe them? Amid rampant distrust in the news media and a rash of candidates who have telegraphed that they may claim election fraud if they lose, news anchors and executives are seeking new ways […]

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Biden: Putin ‘Totally Miscalculated’ on Reaction to Ukraine Invasion

President Biden on Tuesday called President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia a “rational actor” but said he had miscalculated badly about the reaction to his invasion of Ukraine, in an interview that was broadcast on CNN Tuesday night. Mr. Putin “thought he was going to be welcomed with open arms, that this was the home […]

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Arrested CNN Crew Apologise on Video for Filming in Massacre Crime Scene

Thai authorities have arrested two CNN journalists, revoked their visas, and circulated a video of them apologising on-camera after the pair entered the site of last week’s Thai nursery massacre and filmed the crime scene. “I would like to offer my deepest apologies to the people of Thailand, especially the families of the victims of […]

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Trump’s Defamation Lawsuit Against CNN May Be Ridiculous, but It’s Not Doomed

Trump tries to have it both ways on actual malice. The former president does not explicitly call for Sullivan to be overturned, as Justice Clarence Thomas suggested in 2020 and as Trump has proposed elsewhere. He instead argues simultaneously that he has both met Sullivan’s high burden but that it shouldn’t apply to him. He […]

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House Democrats demand resignation of World Bank chief over climate remarks

Twenty-seven House Democrats have joined a growing chorus of voices calling for the resignation of World Bank chief David Malpass after he made comments that critics say smacked of climate denial. In a letter sent Thursday to President Biden, representatives Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), Sean Casten (D-Ill.) and 25 other Democrats said Malpass’s recent comments were […]

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Number Of Black Prime-Time Cable Anchors Shrinks Amid Concerns About CNN’s New Direction

NewsOne Featured Video Don Lemon attends The 15th Annual CNN Heroes: All-Star Tribute at American Museum of Natural History on December 12, 2021, in New York City. | Source: Mike Coppola / Getty The recent shakeup at CNN that is reimagining the network’s roster of on-air talent has drawn attention to the shrinking number of […]

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Noted Documentarian/Historian Ken Burns Is Disturbed By Ron DeSantis’ Martha’s Vineyard Migrant Stunt: It’s ‘Straight Out Of The Authoritarian Playbook’

On Thursday morning, Ken Burns sat down with CNN’s John Berman to discuss The U.S. and the Holocaust, the two-time Oscar nominee’s new three-part documentary, which premieres on PBS on Sunday. While the documentary examines America’s response to the humanitarian crisis at the time, Burns couldn’t help but point out the parallels between Nazi Germany […]

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Bernard Shaw, CNN’s Lead Anchor for 20 Years, Dies at 82

Bernard Shaw, CNN’s lead prime-time anchor for 20 years, who was also known for his steely coverage from Tiananmen Square in Beijing during the Chinese government’s crackdown on protesters in 1989 and from Baghdad at the start of the Persian Gulf war two years later, died on Wednesday. He was 82. The death, at a […]

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Bernard Shaw, Legendary CNN Anchor And Pioneering Black Journalist, Dies At 82

NewsOne Featured Video CNN anchor Bernard Shaw pictured in 2000 in Atlanta. | Source: Erik S. Lesser / Getty Bernard Shaw, a veteran journalist and award-winning cable news anchor whose unwavering command of current events helped open doors for other Black broadcast journalists, died Thursday morning at the age of 82. His followed complications from […]

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CNN, Politico Want to Give Authoritarianism a Fair Shake

Last month, CNN abruptly canceled Reliable Sources, its long-running and popular Sunday show that focused on news analysis on the media, and let go of its host, Brian Stelter. Like Harwood, Stelter was known for acknowledging basic truths—and providing incisive commentary—on Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Stelter was, in particular, adept at eschewing the […]

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Trump Has Offered To Help His Longtime Nemeses At CNN, But Only If They Go Full Conservative In A War With Fox News

Donald Trump has a truly out-there relationship with the press. On one hand, he deplores them because they keep reporting on all the terrible and weird stuff he does. On the other, he adores them, obsesses over them, needs them. The former president has always loved few things more than seeing his name in headlines, […]

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The Media Is Not Ready to Defend Democracy

From the beginnings of his presidential campaign, Biden has endeavored to be as solicitous as possible to the Republican Party, or at least his recollections of it. He was true to form even in this speech. Anyone watching could note his careful needle-threading—evidenced by the repetition of “MAGA Republicans”—and insistence on not labeling every Republican, […]

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‘Cable Cowboy’ John Malone Sees More Streaming Bundles Ahead

Early last year, the longtime media heavyweight John Malone made a prediction about a big change coming in the film and TV industry. Over lunch with two fellow media moguls, Brian Roberts of Comcast and Barry Diller of IAC, at his winter home in Jupiter Island, Fla., Mr. Malone hypothesized that AT&T — then the […]

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Cable News? A Presidential Run? Here’s What Liz Cheney Might Do If (When) She Loses Reelection.

Ten years ago, when Cheney was in the midst of her post-Bush administration career, running the neoconservative think tank Keep America Safe with Kristol, she took the kind of job that was typical for a well-bred politico with ideas about national security and domestic policy that were far to the right of the center: She […]

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Purported Rich Guy Donald Trump Is Begging His Supporters For Money For His Probably Frivolous Lawsuit Against CNN

Donald Trump has always painted himself as the rich guy who’s good at business, but even he sometimes needs financial support. When he does, he knows who to turn to: his cash-strapped supporters. He’s asked them to help fund his fight for election integrity (which he then mostly pocketed). He’s asked them to help fix […]

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Is Scott Galloway the Howard Stern of the Business World?

Mr. Galloway grew up in Los Angeles to immigrant parents. His father, a charming sales executive raised in Depression-era Scotland, had a “terrible relationship with money,” he said. His parents divorced when he was 9, and he lived with his mother, who worked as a secretary. “It was an enormous source of stress that we […]

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As Jan. 6 Panel’s Evidence Piled Up, Conservative Media Doubled Down

After the Jan. 6 committee’s final summer hearing last week, the talk on the sets of CNN and MSNBC turned to an intriguing if familiar possibility about what might result from the panel’s finding. The case for a criminal prosecution of former President Donald J. Trump, many pundits said, was not only justified but seemed […]

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‘United Shades Of America’ Episode Centering Black Appalachians Elevates People And Places Erased By White Narratives

NewsOne Featured Video New episode of “United Shades of America” highlights Black Appalachia Source: Amanda Edwards / Getty Black people in Appalachia are finally getting the recognition they deserve. The second episode of the W. Kamau Bell series “United Shades of America” travels to Central Appalachia to share the stories of Black people living and […]

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