The mistake was always to think that it can’t happen here, because it can, it has and — unless we remain aware and vocal — it most certainly will again.
“This is a very public apology to that team,” Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Friday at a news conference hours after correspondent Omar Jimenez and two colleagues were taken into custody by the Minnesota State Patrol and later released.
President Donald Trump abruptly ended his White House news conference Monday following combative exchanges with reporters Weijia Jiang of CBS News and Kaitlan Collins of CNN.
CNN sent a cease-and-desist letter to President Trump’s reelection campaign over what it describes as a “false, misleading and deceptive” use of the network’s coverage in its recent campaign ad. According to the network, the cease-and-desist was drawn up by Rick D. McMurtry, who is associate general counsel for CNN’s parent company WarnerMedia. The letter takes issue with the campaign’s use of the CNN coverage in it’s “American Comeback” ad.
PRAGUE (AP) — A private Czech television station has joined forces with CNN to create a news channel in the Czech Republic. The Czech FTV Group and CNN International Commercial launched the channel, CNN Prima News, on Sunday. CNN Prima News is the ninth channel that FTV Prima operates. Its broadcast includes local news covered […]
Network president Jeff Zucker is said to be on a “wartime” footing as the cable channel has scrapped most political panels in favor of covering “the story of our generation.”
President Trump on Thursday lashed out at reporters who questioned a report from the Department of Homeland Security that suggested the new coronavirus can be suppressed by heat and humidity. “I’m the president and you’re fake news.”
CNN’s Jeff Zucker told the network’s workforce on Wednesday that most staffers will not be returning to their offices until early September as precautions remain to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Zucker said that as they look to phase back in “very slowly, we will not be returning to the office in any significant way any time soon.”
Representatives for CNN and MSNBC denied a claim made by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that the networks are intentionally delaying broadcasts of the president’s daily coronavirus briefings as part of an effort to “silence him.”
CNN chief Jeff Zucker has urged editors and producers at the network not to shift focus from coronavirus news updates despite weeks of wall-to-wall coverage of the pandemic.
Vice President Mike Pence’s office has reversed itself and will now allow two top public health officials to appear on CNN, after earlier blocking the medical professionals from appearing on the network because it has not carried the nightly White House Coronavirus Task Force briefings in their entirety.
Vice President Pence’s office says it is blocking members of the White House coronavirus task force from appearing on CNN until the network televises the portion of the daily briefings that includes the VP and other coronavirus task force members.
John Camacho, a 21-year company veteran and senior engineer, describes his new social distancing normal as he keeps the CNN Center functioning amid the coronavirus shutdown.
CNN said Tuesday that it has acquired the assets and hired the development team of Canopy, a Brooklyn- and Boston-based private firm that will help speed the development of NewsCo, an upcoming news and information platform. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Margaret Sullivan: “A month ago, it would have seemed unlikely — ridiculous, even — that the most riveting duo in America would be the Empire State’s combative governor and his kid brother, the wide-eyed cable-news host. But here we are. Sometimes comical, sometimes somber, sometimes emotional, their joint TV appearances have become one of the strangest outgrowths of the coronavirus pandemic.”
Cuomo, who looked a little pale while doing his 9 p.m. ET CNN show remotely Monday, said he’s had fever, chills and shortness of breath.
CNN’s Anderson Cooper joined the growing list of newscasters and talk show hosts broadcasting remotely on Friday night. He hosted Anderson Cooper 360 from home after one of his staffers expressed that they believed to be positive for coronavirus. “I don’t have any symptoms, I feel fine,” Cooper said. “It’s just an abundance of caution to keep everybody around me–and everybody on our staff is going to be staying out of the office for a while.”
WarnerMedia, CNN’s parent company, identified this in an email Tuesday as “a second individual working at 30 Hudson Yards” who has tested positive.
CNN and Univision drew 10.8 million total average viewers for Sunday night’s Democratic debate between Sen. Bernie Sanders and former vice president Joe Biden, handing CNN its most-watched debate of the election cycle, according to Nielsen Fast National data.
Univision’s Jorge Ramos has backed out of his planned role as one of the moderators of Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate because of possible exposure to the coronavirus, and the event itself has been moved from Phoenix to CNN’s studios in Washington, D.C.
Due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. there will be no live audience when former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders, both vying for the Democratic nomination, face each other Sunday in Phoenix at the request of both candidates’ campaigns. CNN is scheduled to televise the event.
The Trump campaign has filed yet another defamation lawsuit against a media outlet for an opinion piece, with CNN the target of the campaign’s latest lawsuit on Friday.
Lisa Pedrogo played a key role in bringing CNN’s groundbreaking new IP-based facility in New York’s Hudson Yards to fruition. Her tenacity and generous leadership style have made her one of TVNewsCheck’s 2020 Women in Technology Leadership Award winners.
The Democrats are heading to the Valley of the Sun next month for the 11th Democratic primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. CNN and Univision will host the debate on March 15, in Phoenix. It will air from 8 to 10 p.m. ET. Additional info, including moderators, venue and criteria, will be released at a later date, according to CNN.