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What Next for CNN?new

How can CNN turn around its ratings slide? For starters, bring everyone back to Atlanta.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Eric Celeste  |  08-02-2012  |  Media

Can Don Lemon set CNN straight?new

Cable news is broken and the 'CNN Newsroom' anchor could be the guy to fix it.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Wyatt Williams  |  12-23-2011  |  Media

Rick Sanchez's Non-Triumphant Return to Twitternew

Rick Sanchez may be off the air, but he's back on the medium he truly loves: Twitter.
Miami New Times  |  Kyle Munzenrieder  |  10-20-2010  |  Media

CNN Solves One 'Credibility' Problem and Creates Anothernew

If expressing an opinion destroyed Nasr's credibility, then why wouldn't policy advocacy also destroy Blitzer's?
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  07-22-2010  |  Policy Issues

The Year in Media Malfeasancenew

Thanks to the combination of a) the presidential race, and b) the ongoing immolation of the nation's newspaper industry -- there was a veritable cornucopia of media low points to enjoy in the bygone year.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  12-29-2008  |  Media

Obama's Appearance at UNITY Highlights What's Wrong with the Medianew

Most shocking was UNITY's eager complicity in allowing CNN and Time -- both owned by Time Warner -- to force the 10,000-member journalist alliance to bend to their will. Unfortunately, suppression of a free and unfettered press didn't stop with powering off the recorders in the McCormick Place ballroom.
Illinois Times  |  R.L. Nave  |  07-31-2008  |  Media

Examining CNN's Series on Race Relationsnew

While CNN's ambition must be lauded, somehow you want Black in America to do more, say more.
Metro Times  |  Jim McFarlin  |  07-29-2008  |  TV

A Sinner's View of Tim Russert's Passingnew

The howling dis shown to the rest of us by the stage-managed, manufactured and excruciatingly prolonged televised requiem for Russert has been rather too much.
L.A. Weekly  |  Marc Cooper  |  06-20-2008  |  Media

Soledad O'Brien Talks About 'Black in America'new

The six-hour documentary begins airing Thursday, April 3rd, with its first installment revisiting the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Davis  |  03-14-2008  |  TV

Media Moguls, Not Looters, Killed Media's Truth Tellersnew

For the first 120 hours after Hurricane Katrina, TV journalists were let off their leashes by their mogul owners, but once the crisis point had passed, most broadcasters went back to business as usual.
L.A. Weekly  |  Nikki Finke  |  09-16-2005  |  Media

While Network News Flounders, the Present Belongs to NPRnew

Now that early-evening network news programming has sustained a series of body blows, it looks as if NPR -- certainly not cable -- is the wave of the future for serious news-followers.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  04-15-2005  |  Media

Sharp-Tongued Al Sharpton Gives Spineless Dems Some Soulnew

Al Sharpton's skeleton-filled past makes Ted Kennedy look like Mother Teresa. And yet he managed to steal the show, at least temporarily, at the Democrats' most important dog and pony display in years.
Nashville Scene  |  John Spragens  |  08-02-2004  |  Politics

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