'Crossfire' Creator Slams New CNN Spitzer-Parker Show

June 26th, 2010 9:34 AM
The former CEO of CNN and the creator of its Crossfire show, Reese Schonfeld, has slammed the new CNN show that will be hosted by Kathleen Parker and Client Number Nine aka Eliot Spitzer. In his Huffington Post blog, Schonfeld not only blasts the proposed new show but provides some interesting background on the original Crossfire in its early years:As the former CEO of CNN, and the creator of…

CNN Co-Founder: CNN Is at Risk of Becoming a Bad Joke

April 28th, 2010 8:39 PM
Just how bad have things gotten at the low rated CNN? So bad that the CNN co-founder, Reese Schonfeld has written in his Huffington Post blog that it is at risk of becoming a bad joke:I think CNN is at risk of becoming a bad joke. Late night comics and cartoonists are already using them as a gag line. Newspapers are asking "experts" how to save them. It's time for a major change,…

Michael Jackson Coverage: CNN Co-founder Hails Very Temporary Ratings

July 9th, 2009 9:36 AM
When last we left CNN co-founder, Reese Schonfeld, he was in a deep funk over the horrible ratings of the network he helped create. He had hoped that the election of Barack Obama as president would help that ailing network's ratings but, as reported by Schonfeld, a harsh reality quickly set in:Now, seven months after Barack Obama's victory, CNN's ratings have gone down the drain. From May of last…