CNN, Univision To Co-Host Dem Debate

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.

Tenn. Lawmaker Wants To Classify CNN, WaPo As ‘Fake News’

White House Excludes CNN From Annual Pre-SOTU Lunch With News Anchors

CNN Cancels Town Halls With Democratic Candidates Amid Impeachment Trial

GOP Senator Calls CNN Reporter A ‘Liberal Hack’

CNN Draws Fire For Debate Question That Ignores Denial

A debate moderator’s question that appeared to dismiss his denial of a story that he had told rival Elizabeth Warren that a woman couldn’t win the presidential election was making news following this week’s Democratic debate.

7.3 Million Watched Democrats Debate In Iowa

It was a respectable audience, beating almost every other network in its time slot, but still down from past highs. Viewership fell short of a CNN debate in October, which attracted 8.3 million viewers, and an ABC debate in September, when 14 million tuned in.

CNN Settles Labor Dispute For $76M

CNN has agreed to pay $76 million to settle a 16-year-long National Labor Relations Board dispute alleging that CNN violated federal labor law by firing roughly 200 unionized broadcast technicians — including camera operators — back in 2003.

CNN Sttles Lawsuit With Kentucky Teen In Demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has settled a lawsuit with a Kentucky teen who claimed media organizations falsely labeled him as a racist following a well-publicized encounter with a Native American last year at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The network confirmed the settlement Tuesday, as did Todd McMurtry, a lawyer for Nicholas Sandmann, a […]

Trump’s Scheme To Punish CNN

President Trump has made two major attempts (so far) to use his power to intimidate and control independent media. The second attempt was his intervention to deny Amazon a $10 billion Pentagon contract as retribution against the Washington Post. The first was ordering the Justice Department to block an AT&T merger, in order to punish CNN. And while the courts ultimately stymied the latter move, Trump is attempting to keep up public pressure on AT&T and its ownership of CNN.

CNN Adds Laura Jarrett To ‘Early Start’ Pre-Dawn Blitz

KTUU’s Blake Essig Leaves To Join CNN In Tokyo

CNN Fires Employee Who Claims He Was Mortally Threatened By Boss, Saying It Was A Fabrication

Andy Cohen, Anderson Cooper To Co-Host ‘CNN New Year’s Eve Live’ Again

CNN Employee Says Superior Threatened To ‘Kill’ Him Over Discrimination Lawsuit

Devin Nunes Sues CNN For $435 Million

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has sued CNN for more than $435 million in a defamation suit filed on Tuesday in Virginia. The 47-page lawsuit opened by calling CNN “the mother of fake news” that was “eroding the fabric of America” and claimed that the network published a “demonstrably false hit piece” about Nunes on Nov. 22.

Tense TV: CNN’s Blitzer Asks Kellyanne Conway About Husband

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellyanne Conway told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he embarrassed himself following a tense exchange Thursday where he asked the White House counselor to respond to her husband’s criticism of President Donald Trump on television. Lawyer George Conway has frequently attacked his wife’s boss on social media. MSNBC brought him into the […]

Three News Orgs Beat Joe Arpaio Libel Lawsuit

CNN, HuffPost and Rolling Stone incorrectly said Joe Arpaio was an ex-felon, but U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth won’t fault Chris Cuomo’s “mistake in legal nomenclature” and rejects the controversial sheriff’s bid to establish actual malice from “leftist” bias.

CNN Staffers Shocked WarnerMedia Hired Morgan Freeman After Sexual Harassment Allegations

CNN Defends New Contributor Sean Duffy While Anchors Decry His ‘Anti-Immigrant Bigotry’

Dem Debate Drives CNN Audience Growth

Stitcher’s ‘Heaven’s Gate’ To Be CNN Docuseries

Stitcher’s documentary podcast Heaven’s Gate will be the basis for a four-part docuseries about the cult and its mass suicide, to be produced by CNN Originals. Stitcher is owned by the E.W. Scripps Co. The Heaven’s Gate podcast tells, for the first time, the story behind the formation of the Heaven’s Gate cult and its […]

CNN Chief ‘Open’ To Talking With Shep Smith

Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, suggested Thursday that the AT&T-owned news outlet would be “open” to speaking with the former Fox News Channel anchor when he is allowed to start looking for a new job. Smith left Fox News Channel abruptly earlier this month after clashing publicly with Tucker Carlson, one of the network’s primetime opinion hosts.

CNN May Launch Its Own Digital News Platform

The details are still murky, but CNN has recently created a new internal group called NewsCo that is developing a suite of digital products, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter today.

Great Big Story Accounts For 15% Of CNN International’s Digital Revenue

Former GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Joins CNN

CNN Adds Two New Correspondents

Trump Threatens To Sue CNN

Donald Trump has sent CNN an extraordinary four-page letter that pledges legal action. The president says the cable news outlet is violating the Lanham Act.

CNN Catches Heat For Asking Candidates About Ellen, Bush Friendship At Debate

CNN’s Cuomo Apologizes For LGBTQ Town Hall Remark

CNN Reporter Shut Down While Asking About NBA-China Conflict

CNN Names Lyle Gamm SVP, Original Series

Lyle Gamm, a documentary veteran who recently held forth at Participant Media, has joined CNN as senior vice president, current, at the news unit’s Original Series operation. He reports to Amy Entelis, EVP of talent and content development at CNN Worldwide.

CNN Ups Emily Atkinson To ‘Situation Room’ EP

CNN Rejects 2 Trump Campaign Ads, Accepts 1

Trump’s campaign likened CNN to a public relations firm for Democrats after rejection of its first advertisement, which discussed allegations against former Vice President Joe Biden that the network said had been proven false by several news organizations.

CNN Rejects Trump Campaign Commercial

The 30-second ad puts forth the president’s view of the impeachment inquiry, relying on assertions that the network called “demonstrably false.”

Impeachment Inquiry Juices Cable News Ratings

Primetime lineups on Fox News, MSNBC and CNN have all improved by double digits since the proceedings were announced.

Soldier Arrested After Threat To Bomb News Net

CNN appears to have been the target of yet another planned attack that was struck down by the FBI. According to CNN, an Army soldier discussed bomb-making techniques and bombing a major American news network’s headquarters.

Bianna Golodryga Joining CNN As Analyst

CNN, NY Times To Host 4th Dem Debate

CNN and The New York Times will jointly host the next Democratic presidential debate in mid-October, the outlets announced Friday. The debate will be held at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, on Oct. 15 and feature 11 candidates who have already been announced as meeting the qualifications for the debate stage.

CNN Signs Vice News Correspondent Elle Reeve