SAD TROMBONE: CNN Diva Don Lemon Reportedly Berates New Co-Host
The New York Post reported late Thursday on a December 8 incident in which CNN This Morning co-host and prima donna Don Lemon allegedly berated new co-host Kaitlan Collins for interrupting him during the show to the point that, according to one source, Collins became “visibly upset and ran out of the studio.”
NewsBusters Podcast: CNN Ratings Crash Matches Doubling Down on Bias
The media are not trusted. They're not popular. Now, they're not very profitable. The anti-Trump business model is failing, and CNN's ratings are cratering. Last week, they had the worst ratings in nine years, drawing under 450,000 viewers in prime time, while Fox News had over 2 million.
Fox Is #1, While 'CNN Just Suffered Its Worst Ratings Week in 9 Years'
TheWrap.com reported terrible ratings news under the headline "CNN Just Suffered Its Worst Ratings Week in 9 Years." CNN This Morning also suffered its worst number since its launch just three months ago.
Lemon MELTS DOWN Over 'Outrageous' DeSantis Who Wants Kids 'Ignorant'
On Thursday's CNN This Morning, co-host Don Lemon went on a rant, describing himself as "riled up" at Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over the Republican's education policies as the CNN host reacted to a report about state schools covering up some of their library books with paper until they can have them screened for appropriateness.
NOT A JOKE: CNN Looking to Hire a Comedian
CNN’s new boss, Chris Licht, is looking to counter the narrative that late night comedy is dying by bringing a comedian to the network’s primetime lineup, Semafor reports.
CNN Chief Says ‘Uninformed Vitriol’ from the Left Has Been ‘Stunning’
CNN boss Chris Licht drew a big James Stewart profile on the front of the Sunday Business section of The New York Times. Licht's public chatter about making CNN less partisan and screamy is drawing bad reviews from partisan and screamy leftists. This went unsaid: CNN hasn't really changed at all.
Lemon on CNN: 'I Don't Think We Ever Were Liberal'
CNN This Moring co-host Don Lemon travelled over to CBS and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to promote the show and insist that “I don’t think we were liberal” when speaking about the pre-Chris Licht era.
On Second Thought, Chris Licht Wants CNN To Stay Librul!
Inital reports to the contrary, new CNN CEO Chris Licht has made clear that he wants the network to retain its partisan liberal "edge."
UH OH: CNN Boss Set to Push LAYOFFS, Cut Costs at Struggling Network
In both a memo to staff and a story about the network on CNBC.com, CNN boss Chris Licht marked six months this week with the struggling liberal network by announcing he’s been tasked with costs cuts and layoffs as, according to CNBC, CNN’s profit “is set to drop blow $1 billion this year” and Warner Bros. Discovery is aiming to layoff 1,000 people from its 40,000-workforce.
CNN Announces More Big Moves With Jake Tapper Heading to Primetime
CNN continued its programming overhaul with a huge release Thursday revealing that, starting October 10 and going through the week of the midterm elections, Jake Tapper will move to primetime to takeover the 9:00 p.m. Eastern timeslot previously held by Chris Cuomo.
CNN Nukes Morning Show, Don Lemon Demoted to Sunrise Duty
CNN announced Thursday morning that, after a nine-year run, New Day would be cancelled this fall as new CNN boss Chris Licht and new parent company Discovery continue to remake the far-left, low-rated network and replaced with a yet-to-be-named newscast starring longtime CNNers Don Lemon and Poppy Harlow and chief White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins.
Slate Shelters CNN's Fox Loathing Stelter: 'Axing Is a Very Bad Omen'
After CNN’s new ownership cancelled its media news show Reliable Sources and fired its host, the reliably liberal Brian Stelter, Slate magazine’s Justin Peters came to Stelter’s defense, while bashing his many conservative critics as “bad-faith” actors, in “A Reliable Source of Concern -- Why Brian Stelter’s axing is a very bad omen for CNN.” New CNN chief Chris Licht is…
NewsBusters Podcast: Stelter Leaves CNN by Proving Why He Was Axed
Video editor Bill D’Agostino and I were at the helm for boss Tim Graham for Monday’s show, which we hit the ground running on by reminiscing Brian Stelter’s infamous tenure at CNN and breaking down the final episode of Reliable Sources.
Fox's Kurtz on Stelter's Canceling: Only One Media Analysis Show Left!
The news of CNN canceling Brian Stelter’s Reliable Sources show wasn’t just relegated to chatter on CNN, towards the end of the only other national media analysis show MediaBuzz on the Fox News Channel, host Howard Kurtz had his own thoughts to share. What many people may not remember is Kurtz hosted CNN’s Reliable Sources before Stelter took the reins and ruined the…