New CNN Boss Thinks 'New Day' Sucks, Wants a 'Fun' Show at 9 p.m.
On Thursday, CNN’s global employee town hall generated some interesting news as new boss Chris Licht announced some of the plans and intentions to his nearly 5,000 underlings. Among the headline-worthy items to come out was Licht’s dissatisfaction with the morning show New Day, a desire to have something “fun” in Chris “Fredo” Cuomo's old 9:00 p.m. timeslot, a clampdown on…
New CNN Boss: We’ll Challenge ‘Group-Think,’ Accept ‘Differing’ Views
Former CBS and MSNBC producer Chris Licht formally took the helm of CNN on Monday morning and, in a 650-word note to employees, said he wouldn’t be in “the weeds of day-to-day editorial decision making” (like former CNN head Jeff Zucker), take on “‘group-think,’” and ensure CNN is “respectful of differing viewpoints.”
CNN Reportedly Wants ‘Cease-Fire’ With Fox as Zucker News Piles Up
With Russia’s brutal and unprovoked war against Ukraine having dominated the headlines, you may have missed some of the latest headaches for CNN, which has sought to pivot back to its past reputation and reporting of yesteryear thanks to the war. But in reporting from far-left outlets at Daily Beast and Rolling Stone, the headaches over Jeff Zucker aren’t over and, when it comes to…
‘Colbert News Network’: Lefty Late Show Host Touts EP Taking Over CNN
On his show Monday night, left-wing Late Show host Stephen Colbert was ecstatic that his executive producer Chris Licht had been tapped to become the president of CNN. He heaped praise on Licht while jokingly taking credit for having “trained the next president of CNN.”