Fox-Hating NPR Reporter Calmly Promotes CNN Max Like a CNN Employee

August 27th, 2023 6:46 AM

The Fox News debate on Wednesday led inevitably to NPR media reporter David Folkenflik performing stories number 45 and 46 this year against Fox News. But on Friday night, his report on CNN Max sounded more like an advertisement than a news report. At NPR, CNN is just a "news organization," not a hyperpartisan and conspiratorial channel.


Stelter On His CNN Tenure: 'We Were Advocating For The Truth'

June 7th, 2023 3:23 PM

Former CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter journeyed over to CNBC’s The Exchange on Wednesday to react to Chris Licht stepping down as CEO of CNN and to claim that he and others opposed to Licht’s vision were simply “advocating for the truth.” Meanwhile, in other humorous developments, media reporter Alex Sherman condemned Licht for killing off CNN’s “north star”: CNN…


Hammering the Last Nails Into the CNN+ Coffin: CNN Makes It Official

September 30th, 2022 11:10 AM

The massive debacle that was CNN+ is now finally, officially dead. Even though the CNN+ era officially ended on April 28, 2022, 32 days after its launch, the cable network has now laid off the remaining 20 staffers of the doomed experiment. 

CNN+ Was More of a DISASTER Than You Knew: Just How Low Did It Go?

May 16th, 2022 11:15 AM

The Wall Street Journal on May 13 conducted an excruciating deep dive on the disaster that was CNN+. The key takeaway: It was even worse than anyone thought. At any one time, there were as few as 5000 people watching. In a country of 329 million.

Instead of Blowing $300 Million on CNN+, 240 Million Pizzas?

April 29th, 2022 9:00 AM

Thirty two days can’t be described as the end of an era, but we have reached the end of the CNN+ error. Just over a month after the streaming channel debuted, it bombed spectacularly and ended, officially, on Thursday. Here's a question:  What could CNN have spent the reported $300 million on instead of CNN+? Let’s take a look.


The Final Moments of CNN+: Sad Wolf Blitzer and a Useless App

April 28th, 2022 8:29 PM

“This video is unavailable right now.” With just hours to go before CNN pulls the plug on their streaming pipedream, CNN+, that’s the message a subscriber sees if they try to play anything; if they can find anything. Purging content a day early on Thursday, the CNN+ app is nothing but a shell, and their live content ended on Wednesday. Here’s what the final moments of CNN+ look like since you…


Chris Wallace BEGS a Producer for a Film About His Trump Interviews

April 28th, 2022 12:15 AM

During the final days of CNN+ as dies a slow death, on Monday, struggling host Chris Wallace invited Hollywood producer Brian Grazer on his show Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace and embarrassingly pressed him for a movie featuring his interviews with former President Trump. And the kicker? Grazer seemed very much open to working with him on the “project.”

How Cute: CNN+ Thought 29 Million ‘Super Fans’ Would Pay to Watch Them

April 27th, 2022 6:14 PM

Ahead of CNN+ turning out its lights on Friday, Axios’s Sara Fischer chimed in Tuesday with yet another scoop stating that, according to internal CNN documents from last month, the liberal network hilariously claimed there are “29 million ‘CNN super fans’” out there willing to pay up for the soon-to-be-deceased streaming platform.


Through the Heart: Stelter Gets Confronted with CNN+’s FAILURE

April 25th, 2022 1:41 PM

With his CNN+ show Reliable Sources Daily not even surviving through the final week of the streaming service, chief media reporter Brian Stelter kicked off Sunday’s Reliable Sources by bemoaning the death of his show and again claiming it was “too early to know” if it was a “success or failure.” But during the panel discussion, Stelter was confronted by Axios reporter Sara…

Editor’s Pick: Daily Wire on CNN+ ‘Victim’ Chris Wallace

April 25th, 2022 11:06 AM

On Monday, The Daily Wire’s Virginia Kruta reported: “Former ‘Fox News Sunday’ anchor Chris Wallace said on Sunday that while he is still reeling from the rapid demise of fledgling streaming service CNN+, he is confident that he’s ‘in good shape’ moving forward.” She noted that “according to a report from Mediaite, he told former CBS News reporter Jacqueline Adams that he had been a ‘victim’…

CNN+ Crashes, Chris Wallace Stuck In Liberal Bubble

April 23rd, 2022 10:45 PM

Not good. The headline in The New York Times this past week was this: "CNN+ Streaming Service Will Shut Down Weeks After Its Start; A major investment by CNN, which poached big-name anchors and threw a splashy launch party, ends abruptly at the hands of a new corporate leadership team."


Stelter: 'Too Early to Know' if CNN+ Was 'a Success or a Failure'

April 22nd, 2022 1:56 PM

Unflinching from the disastrous result of the “experiment” that was CNN+, company man and host Brian Stelter was defiant on Friday’s edition of his dying streaming show, Reliable Sources Daily. He proclaimed it to be “a worthy venture” for the third-place cable network and suggested it was “too early to know” if the 1-month-old streaming service “was a success or a failure.” And he…


291x Longer Than CNN+: Hannity Marks Record as Longest Primetime Host

April 22nd, 2022 11:12 AM

On Thursday, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity became the longest-running primetime cable news host at 25 consecutive years, six months, and 15 days, taking the top spot from the late Larry King. To put that further into perspective, Hannity’s 9,322 days as host on FNC are 291.31 times longer than the entire life of the hilarious failure that is CNN+.


Tucker Ridicules CNN+ & Stelter for Their 'Lack of Self-Awareness'

April 22nd, 2022 12:39 AM

The mockery just keeps coming for the colossal failure that is CNN+. Hours after Greg Gutfeld took every opportunity given to him on The Five to lampoon the failed streaming service and ship jumper Chris Wallace, Fox News Channel star Tucker Carlson took aim at Brian Stelter for pouncing on the plunge in Netflix’s stock price while propping up the sinking CNN+ ship.